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
Chijire Glacier (USA) 68° 03' 00.0" S 43° 23' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 123521 Place ID: 2620

Glacier flowing to the coast just E of Chijire Rocks in Queen Maud Land. Mapped from surveys and air photos by JARE, 1957-62, who also gave the name.

Rukkebreen (NOR) 68° 03' 00.0" S 43° 23' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 115852 Place ID: 2620

Glacier about 27 km W of Carstensfjella, Kronprins Olav Kyst. Rukke=fold. Norwegian translation of the original Japanese name Tizire Hyôga.

Tizire Hyôga (JPN) 68° 03' 00.0" S 43° 25' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 112556 Place ID: 2620

A glacier flowing northward just east of Tizire Iwa. Mapped from air photos (1962) by JARE, and named Tizire Hyôga.

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