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.

Showing all 4 place names.

Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Brown, Mount (RUS) 68° 37' 00.0" S 86° 00' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 117268 Place ID: 1932

Brown, Mount (USA) 68° 18' 00.0" S 86° 25' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 123004 Place ID: 1932

An elongated rock peak protruding slightly above the continental ice, situated 160 mi E of the Vestfold Hills and 100 mi SSW of Cape Penck. Delineated from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47), and named by US-ACAN for Lt. (j.g.) Eduardo P. Brown, USN, photographic officer for the Western Group of the expedition.

Moody Peak (AUS) 78° 22' 00.1" S 158° 34' 00.1" E Peak
Name ID: 1932 Place ID: 9793

A peak with precipitous southern and eastern faces marking the northern limit of the Boomerang Range. Plotted from US Navy aerial photographs. Named by USACAN after J.L. Moody, Aviation boatswains mate, USN, in charge of loading and off-loading aircraft at McMurdo, 1959-60.

Mount Brown (AUS) 68° 33' 57.6" S 86° 06' 02.8" E Mountain
Name ID: 1648 Place ID: 1932

An elongated rock peak about 1,982 m above sea level which protrudes slightly above the plateau ice of Princess Elizabeth Land. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47) and named after Lieut. (Junior Grade) E.P. Brown USN, who took part in Operation Highjump.

Showing all 4 place names.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.