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
Colosseum Ridge (AUS) 79° 46' 59.9" S 156° 19' 59.9" E Ridge
Name ID: 2283 Place ID: 2860

A ridge in the Darwin Mountains between Island Arena and Haskell Ridge. The ridge contains pyramidal peaks and five large cirques which have been carved out of the horizontally bedded rocks of the ridge. The cirques bear a striking resemblance to the Colosseum in Rome. Discovered and named by the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition (1962-63).

Colosseum Ridge (USA) 79° 47' 00.0" S 156° 20' 00.0" E Ridge
Name ID: 123715 Place ID: 2860

A ridge between Haskell Ridge and Richardson Hill in the Darwin Mountains. The ridge contains pyramidal peaks and five large cirques, the appearance of the latter bearing a resemblance to the Colosseum in Rome. Mapped and named by the VUWAE (1962-63).

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