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
Allan Hills (AUS) 76° 43' 09.9" S 159° 39' 00.7" E Hill
Name ID: 655 Place ID: 229

A group of hills, mostly ice-free, 'Y' shaped in plan, about 15 km NNW of Mount Brooke. The hills lie in the most south-westerly sources of the Mawson Glacier (Ross Dependency). Discovered by the New Zealand party of the TAE (1957-58).

Allan Hills (RUS) 76° 44' 00.0" S 159° 40' 00.0" E Hill
Name ID: 116790 Place ID: 229

Allan Hills (USA) 76° 43' 00.0" S 159° 40' 00.0" E Hill
Name ID: 121702 Place ID: 229

A group of hills, mainly ice free and about 12 mi long, lying just NW of Coombs Hills near the heads of Mawson and Mackay Glaciers. Mapped by the N.Z. party (1957-58) of the CTAE and named for Prof. R.S. Allan of the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

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