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
Chauve, Mont (FRA) 66° 49' 00.0" S 141° 23' 15.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 107254 Place ID: 2568

Nom donné à un sommet bien visible du large formant en partie le cap Margerie, à l'extrémité occidentale de la presqu'île de Port-Martin. Nom donné en raison de son aspect dénudé évoquant la calvitie du chef de l'expédition, F.-A. Liotard.

Chauve, Mount (USA) 66° 49' 00.0" S 141° 23' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 123493 Place ID: 2568

Rocky hill, 33 m, at the NW extremity of Cape Margerie. Charted and named by the FrAE in 1950. The name is descriptive of the hill's denuded aspect, evoking the celebrated musical score Night on Bald Mountain, "chauve" being French for bald.

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