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
Booth Peninsula (AUS) 66° 05' 28.3" S 101° 12' 31.3" E Peninsula
Name ID: 2111 Place ID: 1590

An irregular shaped rocky peninsula in the northern part of the Bunger Hills. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47) and called Booth Ridge by USACAN. NOTE: It has the name Charnokitovyj, poluostrov in the Russian gazetteer.

Bush Mountains (NZL) 84° 57' 00.0" S 179° 30' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 112903 Place ID: 2111

A group of rugged foothills rising to about 1219 m and lying just east of the mouth of Shackleton Glacier, fronting on the Ross Ice Shelf. Discovered by the Byrd AE, 1928-30, in November 1929. Named by Byrd for James I Bush, a United States financier, and patron of the expedition.

Bush Mountains (RUS) 84° 57' 00.0" S 179° 35' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 117327 Place ID: 2111

Bush Mountains (USA) 84° 57' 00.0" S 179° 30' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 123137 Place ID: 2111

A series of rugged elevations at the heads of Ramsey and Kosco Glaciers, extending from Mount Weir in the west to Anderson Heights overlooking Shackleton Glacier in the east. Photographed at a distance by the ByrdAE on several flights to the Queen Maud Mountains in November 1929. The mountains were further defined from aerial photographs taken by the USAS (1939-41), USN Operation HighJump (1946-47), and USN OpDFrz (1956-63). Named by US-SCAN, on the recommendation of R. Admiral Byrd, after James I. Bush, American financier and patron of the ByrdAE, 1928-30.

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