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.  

Chance Rock (GBR) 64° 00' 00.0" S 61° 13' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 108141 Place ID: 2496

Off-shore rock rising 2 m above sea level NW of Cape Herschel, Davis Coast, W Graham Land. So named following air photography by FIDASE in 1956 57 (GBR gaz.1960 & chart 1961). The rock was not sighted in its reported position during a thorough survey of the area by helicopter from HMS Protector in Jan.1964, but has been retained on the chart, "position approximate" (GBR chart 1964).

Chance Rock (USA) 64° 00' 00.0" S 61° 13' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 123435 Place ID: 2496

Isolated rock, which is awash, lying in the center of Gerlache Strait near its junction with Orleans Strait, in the Palmer Archipelago. Shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. So named by the UK-APC in 1960 because the rock is a danger to shipping.

Chance, Roca (CHL) 64° 00' 00.0" S 61° 13' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 105306 Place ID: 2496

El nombre apareció por primera vez en una carta chilena del año 1947 y se ha mantenido hasta ahora. Está situada a 6,4 millas al NW de cabo Sterneck y a igual distancia al E del extremo N de isla Small, frente a la costa occidental de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Chance, rocas (ARG) 64° 00' 00.0" S 61° 13' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 100476 Place ID: 2496

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