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
Allowitz Peak (USA) 71° 08' 00.0" S 167° 39' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 121726 Place ID: 253

A peak (1,240 m) rising immediately W of Mount Troubridge in Hedgpeth Heights of the Anare Mountains, Victoria Land. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by US-ACAN for Ronald D. Allowitz, USARP biologist at Hallett Station, 1962-63.

Cape Bruce (AUS) 67° 25' 36.5" S 60° 47' 40.9" E Cape
Name ID: 253 Place ID: 1940

The northern tip of a small island separated from the mainland rocks just west of Taylor Glacier, Mac.Robertson Land, by a shallow channel. Discovered by BANZARE (1929-31) under Sir Douglas Mawson. A landing was made there on 18 February, 1931.

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