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
Altartavla (NOR) 71° 40' 00.0" S 11° 29' 00.0" E
Name ID: 114792 Place ID: 271

Mountain E of Altaret and Altarduken S-most in Gor'kijryggen, N in Humboldtfjella in Wohlthatmassivet, Fimbulheimen. A.=the altar piece.

Cape Hunter (AUS) 66° 58' 00.1" S 142° 19' 59.9" E Cape
Name ID: 271 Place ID: 6778

A rocky promontory, marking the western side of Commonwealth Bay on the coast of George V Land. Discovered by AAE (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after Dr. J.G. Hunter, a member of the expedition.

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