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
Buromskiy Island (AUS) 66° 32' 04.7" S 92° 59' 57.7" E Island
Name ID: 1052 Place ID: 2094

An island about 0.6 km south of Haswell Island, off Queen Mary Land. The island was mapped by the Western Base Party of the AAE (1911-14). Named by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition at Mirny after a member of the expedition, N.I. Buromskiy, who died in Antarctica in 1957.

Buromskiy Island (USA) 66° 32' 00.0" S 93° 00' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 123121 Place ID: 2094

Small island lying 0.3 mi S of Haswell Island in the Haswell Islands. Discovered and mapped by the AAE under Mawson, 1911-14. Photographed by the Soviet expedition of 1958 and named for N.I. Buromskiy, expedition hydrographer who lost his life in the Antarctic in 1957.

Buromskogo, ostrov (RUS) 66° 32' 00.0" S 93° 01' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 117323 Place ID: 2094

Mawson Peninsula (AUS) 68° 35' 00.0" S 154° 11' 00.0" E Peninsula
Name ID: 2094 Place ID: 9184

A narrow peninsula on the eastern part of the coast of George V Land, which extends for more than 57 km in a north-easterly direction. The peninsula rises to about 457 m above sea level. It is flanked on its western edge by nunataks over 600 m high. The area was photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Phillip Law of ANARE flew along the peninsula to its northern end in February 1959 and sketched and photographed it. Named after Sir Douglas Mawson.

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