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
Abrupt Island (AUS) 66° 59' 30.8" S 57° 50' 44.5" E Island
Name ID: 947 Place ID: 23

A small island about 1 km across, just east of the Ƙygarden Group.

Abrupt Island (USA) 67° 00' 00.0" S 57° 46' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 121549 Place ID: 23

Island 0.5 mi across, lying 1.5 mi E of Lang Island, close E of the Oygarden Group and Edward VIII Bay. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and called Brattoy (abrupt island). The Norwegian name was translated by ANCA following a 1954 ANARE survey of the area.

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