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
Clarie Coast (USA) 66° 30' 00.0" S 133° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 123584 Place ID: 2714

That portion of the coast of Wilkes Land lying between Cape Morse, in 13010E, and Pourquoi Pas Point, in 13611E. Discovered in January 1840 by Capt. Jules Dumont d'Urville, who recognized the existence of land lying S of the ice cliffs to which he applied the name "Cote Clarie," after Madame Jacquinot, wife of the captain of his second ship, the Zelee.

Clarie, Côte (RUS) 66° 45' 00.0" S 133° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 135806 Place ID: 2714

Wilkes Coast (AUS) 66° 30' 00.0" S 133° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 356 Place ID: 2714

The coast of Wilkes Land between Cape Morse (130º10''43" east) and the western boundary of Terre Adélie (136º00''00" east). Discovered and charted by Capt. J.K. Davis of AAE (1911-14) in the SY Aurora. Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after Rear Admiral Charles E. Wilkes, USN, American Antarctic explorer.

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