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
Casey (AUS) 66° 16' 54.5" S 110° 31' 39.4" E Station
Name ID: 2496 Place ID: 2382

A scientific station on the northern part of Bailey Peninsula, Budd Coast about 3 km south of the abandoned Wilkes station. Construction of Old Casey station commenced in January, 1965 and was continued, mainly during summer visits, until February, 1969, when the station was opened and activities were transferred from Wilkes station. The sixteen buildings of the present Casey Station were officially opened in December 1988. The previous tunnel Station was finally decommissioned, demolished and returned to Australia in March 1989. Lord Casey, who, when Australian Political Liaison Officer in London, was closely associated with BANZARE (1929-31), and who as Aust. Minister of External Affairs, 1951-60, was responsible for Aust. Ant. activities.  

Casey /Austral./ (RUS) 66° 17' 00.0" S 110° 32' 00.0" E Station
Name ID: 117390 Place ID: 2382

Casey Station (USA) 66° 17' 00.0" S 110° 31' 10.0" E Station
Name ID: 135917 Place ID: 2382

A year-round station operated by Australia opened in 1969 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

Reist Rocks (AUS) 66° 30' 37.8" S 107° 23' 24.6" E Rock
Name ID: 2382 Place ID: 12016

A small group of coastal rocks projecting above the continental ice on Knox Coast, Wilkes Land. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by USACAN after Wilbur H. Reist, a member of the USN Operation Windmill (1947-48).

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