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
Altar (DEU) 71° 39' 00.0" S 11° 23' 00.0" E
Name ID: 106793 Place ID: 272

Altaret (NOR) 71° 39' 00.0" S 11° 20' 00.0" E
Name ID: 114791 Place ID: 272

Mountain W of Altarduken and Altartavla N in Humboldtfjella, W in Wohlthatmassivet, E part of Fimbulheimen. A.=the altar.

Cape Lewis (AUS) 66° 30' 00.0" S 124° 30' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 272 Place ID: 8404

An ice-covered cape on the western side of Maury Bay, Banzare Coast, Wilkes Land. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47) and named by USACAN after T. Lewis, gunner on the sloop Peacock, one of the ships of US Exploring Expedition (1938-42) under Lieut. (later Rear Adm.) C. Wilkes, USN.

The Altar (USA) 71° 39' 00.0" S 11° 22' 00.0" E
Name ID: 121742 Place ID: 272

A flat-topped rock summit (2,200 m) at the head of Grautskala Cirque, immediately W of Altarduken Glacier, in the Humboldt Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered and given the descriptive name Altar by the GerAE under Ritscher, 1938-39.

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