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
Allison Glacier (NZL) 78° 16' 00.0" S 161° 55' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 112635 Place ID: 248

Glacier with its head just N of Mount Huggins, descending from the W slopes of Royal Society Range into Skelton Glacier. Named by US-ACAN in 1963 for Lt. Cdr. John K. Allison, USN, officer in charge of the wintering-over detachment of Navy Squadron VX-6 at McMurdo Station, 1959.

Allison Glacier (RUS) 78° 16' 00.0" S 161° 57' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 116796 Place ID: 248

Allison Glacier (USA) 78° 16' 00.0" S 161° 55' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 121721 Place ID: 248

Glacier with its head just N of Mount Huggins, descending from the W slopes of Royal Society Range into Skelton Glacier. Named by US-ACAN in 1963 for Lt. Cdr. John K. Allison, USN, officer in charge of the wintering-over detachment of Navy Squadron VX-6 at McMurdo Station, 1959.

Cape Buromskiy (AUS) 69° 00' 00.0" S 156° 09' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 248 Place ID: 2095

The northern point of Krylov Peninsula on the coast of Oates Land. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump in 1947. Photographed by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1958. Named after a member of the Soviet Expedition, N.I. Buromskiy, who died in Antarctica in 1957.

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