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
Baggott Ridge (AUS) 70° 18' 58.1" S 64° 20' 05.7" E Ridge
Name ID: 2319 Place ID: 750

A low ridge, mostly snow-covered, extending in an east-west direction just north of Mount Bensley in the western extension of the Athos Range, Prince Charles Mountains. Recorded on terrestrial photographs taken by R.H. Lacey, surveyor at Mawson in 1955, and aerial photography by ANARE in 1959 and 1965.

Care Heights (GBR) 69° 25' 00.0" S 70° 45' 00.0" W Heights
Name ID: 108085 Place ID: 2319

S-most of Rouen Mountains, rising to c. 1500m, following surveys by BAS, 1973-77, were named after Bernard William Care (b. 1951), BAS geologist, "Stonington Island", 1973-75; Adelaide and N Alexander Island, 1975-76, 1976-77 (BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS, 1978; APC, 1980, p.3).

Care Heights (USA) 69° 25' 00.0" S 70° 45' 00.0" W Heights
Name ID: 123304 Place ID: 2319

A group of mostly ice-covered peaks and ridges, rising to c. 1,500 m N of Tufts Pass and forming the S end of Rouen Mountains (q.v.), Alexander Island. The feature was photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48, and was mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of FIDS, 1960. Further delineation was made from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken 1966-67 and from U.S. Landsat imagery taken Jan. 1974. Named by UK-APC in 1977 after Bernard W. Care, BAS geologist, Stonington Island, 1973-75; Adelaide Island and N Alexander Island, 1975-76 and 1976-77.

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