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
Altarduken (NOR) 71° 38' 00.0" S 11° 24' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 114790 Place ID: 270

Glacier between Altaret and Altartavla in Humboldtfjella, Wohlthatmassivet, E in Fimbulheimen. A.=the altar cloth.

Altarduken Glacier (USA) 71° 39' 00.0" S 11° 26' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 121741 Place ID: 270

Small glacier just E of The Altar at the head of Grautskala Cirque, in the Humboldt Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered and mapped from air photos by the GerAE, 1938-39. Remapped by Norway from air photos and surveys by the NorAE, 1956-60, and named Altarduken (the altar cloth) in association with The Altar.

Cape Harrisson (AUS) 66° 41' 16.0" S 99° 01' 56.0" E Cape
Name ID: 270 Place ID: 6049

An ice-covered cape at the junction of the channel of the Denman Glacier and Robinson Bay, on the coast of Queen Mary Land. Discovered by the Western Base Party of AAE (1911-14). Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after C.T. Harrisson, a member of the expedition.

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