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
Ames Range (RUS) 72° 42' 00.0" S 132° 00' 00.0" W Range
Name ID: 116803 Place ID: 298

Ames Range (USA) 75° 42' 00.0" S 132° 20' 00.0" W Range
Name ID: 121755 Place ID: 298

Range of snow-covered, flat-topped, steep-sided mountains, extending in a N-S direction for 20 mi and forming a right angle with the E end of the Flood Range in Marie Byrd Land. Discovered by the USAS (1939-41) and named by R. Admiral Richard E. Byrd for his father-in-law, Joseph Ames.

Cape Folger (AUS) 66° 07' 52.7" S 110° 44' 42.0" E Cape
Name ID: 298 Place ID: 4782

An ice cape, about 19 km NNE of Casey Station. The region was photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47), ANARE (1956) and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956). Named after Commander E C Folger, USN commander of USS Edisto, which took part in USN Operation Windmill (1947-48).

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