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
Byvågen (NOR) 69° 25' 30.0" S 39° 42' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 114964 Place ID: 2164

Bay between Skarvsnes and Byvågåsane on Kronprins Olav Kyst. By=town.

Byvågen Bay (USA) 69° 25' 00.0" S 39° 43' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 123184 Place ID: 2164

A small bay indenting the E shore of Lutzow-Holm Bay between Skarvsnes Foreland and Byvagasane Peaks. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named Byvagen (the town bay).

Casey Point (AUS) 73° 27' 14.0" S 68° 21' 16.0" E Point
Name ID: 2164 Place ID: 2380

A narrow rock outcrop separating Sheraton Glacier and Arriens Glacier in the Mawson Escarpment. Plotted from ANARE air photographs taken in 1956, 1960 and 1973. Named after J N Casey, (then) Assistant Director (Geology) of the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Australian Department of Minerals and Energy, Canberra.

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