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
Arturo Prat Station (USA) 62° 30' 00.0" S 59° 41' 00.0" W Station
Name ID: 135867 Place ID: 2299

A seasonal station operated by Chile opened in 1947 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

Capitan Arturo Prat /Chile/ (RUS) 62° 30' 00.0" S 59° 41' 00.0" W Station
Name ID: 117373 Place ID: 2299

Tilman Ridge (AUS) 76° 40' 00.1" S 159° 34' 59.9" E Ridge
Name ID: 2299 Place ID: 14723

A ridge forming the north-western arm of the Allan Hills. Discovered by the NZARP Allan Hills Expedition (1964). Named after W.H. Tilman, a mountaineering associate of Shipton and Odell, after whom the nearby Shipton Ridge and Odell Glacier were named.

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