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
Axthelm Ridge (AUS) 69° 34' 28.5" S 159° 04' 35.0" E Ridge
Name ID: 2320 Place ID: 707

A rock ridge about 1.85 km south of Parkinson Peak in Oates Land. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named after Cmdr. C.E. Axthelm, USN, Executive Officer in the Glacier during US Operations Deepfreeze 1965 and 1966; and Flag Secretary for USN Task Force 43 during Operations Deepfreeze 1969 and 1970.

Carey Glacier (RUS) 78° 50' 00.0" S 84° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 117375 Place ID: 2320

Carey Glacier (USA) 78° 53' 00.0" S 83° 55' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 123305 Place ID: 2320

A glacier on the E side of Miller Peak in the S end of the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains, flowing SE to Minnesota Glacier. Mapped by USGS from surveys and USN air photos, 1957-59. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. David W. Carey, pilot with USN Squadron VX-6, who was killed in the crash of a P2V Neptune airplane at McMurdo Sound in October 1956.

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