SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Besso Peak (AUS) 69° 22' 34.6" S 76° 18' 13.1" E Peak
Name ID: 1919 Place ID: 1278

A peak about 3.3 km north-west of Law Base and lying about 0.7 km north-east of Three Man Peak in the Larsemann Hills.

Brown Valley (USA) 75° 38' 00.0" S 132° 12' 00.0" W Valley
Name ID: 122994 Place ID: 1919

A rectangular ice-covered valley between Mount Kauffman and Mount Kosciusko in the NE end of Ames Range, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by US-ACAN after Thomas I. Brown, USARP meteorologist at Byrd Station in 1963.

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