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
Carney Island (RUS) 73° 57' 00.0" S 121° 00' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 117378 Place ID: 2343

Carney Island (USA) 73° 57' 00.0" S 121° 00' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 123323 Place ID: 2343

An ice-covered island, 70 mi long, with all but its N coast lying within Getz Ice Shelf, located between Siple Island and Wright Island along the coast of Marie Byrd Land. First delineated (except for its S part) from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation HighJump in January 1947. Named by US-ACAN for Admiral R.B. Carney, USN (Ret.), Chief of Naval Operations during organization of Operation Deep Freeze support for the IGY of 1957-58.

Goodall Ridge (AUS) 71° 01' 44.5" S 66° 50' 31.1" E Ridge
Name ID: 2343 Place ID: 5483

A partly snow-covered rock ridge situated about 11 km south-west of Taylor Platform in the Prince Charles Mountains. Plotted from ANARE air photographs taken in 1956 and 1960. Named after A.W. Goodall, diesel mechanic at Macquarie Island in 1962 and Davis in 1964.

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