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
Byerly, Mount (RUS) 81° 53' 00.0" S 89° 23' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 117334 Place ID: 2140

Byerly, Mount (USA) 81° 53' 00.0" S 89° 23' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 123164 Place ID: 2140

A major peak in the eastern part of the Nash Hills. It was positioned by the U.S. Ellsworth-Byrd Traverse Party on Dec. 10, 1958, and named for Perry Byerly, chairman of the Technical Panel for Seismology and Gravity of the U.S. National Committee for the IGY, as set up by the National Academy of Sciences.

Fossil Wood Point (AUS) 70° 51' 00.0" S 68° 00' 55.0" E Point
Name ID: 2140 Place ID: 4850

A point of land between Bainmedart Cove and Radok Lake in the eastern part of the Aramis Range, Prince Charles Mountains. The area was visited several times in January-February, 1969, by A Medvecky, geologist with the ANARE Prince Charles Mountains survey party.Deposits of fossil wood were found on the point.

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