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
Canham Glacier (NZL) 71° 49' 00.0" S 163° 00' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 112930 Place ID: 2266

Tributary to Rennick Glacier flowing north-west between Lanterman and Alamein Ranges and marking the south-west extent of the Bowers Mountains. Named by USACAN for Lt-Cdr David W Canham, Jr USNR, officer in charge US Naval Air Facility, McMurdo Sound 1955-56.

Canham Glacier (USA) 71° 49' 00.0" S 163° 00' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 123262 Place ID: 2266

A tributary glacier about 30 mi long which drains the NW part of Evans Neve. The glacier drains NW between the Alamein and Salamander Ranges of the Freyberg Mountains and enters the Rennick Glacier westward of Bowers Peak. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. Cdr. David W. Canham, Jr., officer in charge of the winter party at the U.S. Naval Air Facility, McMurdo Sound, 1956.

Martin Reef (AUS) 67° 34' 00.1" S 65° 31' 00.1" E Reef
Name ID: 2266 Place ID: 9073

A reef awash, about 15 km off the Mawson Coast, Mac.Robertson Land. Discovered on 13 February, 1931, by BANZARE (1929-31) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after the boatswain of the Discovery.

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