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
Aaron Glacier (USA) 85° 08' 00.0" S 90° 40' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 121530 Place ID: 3

Glacier 4 mi long, drains E from Ford Massif between Janulis Spur and Gray Spur, in the Thiel Mountains. The name was proposed by Peter Bermel and Arthur Ford, cĂ´leaders of the USGS Thiel Mountains party, 1960-61. Named for John M. Aaron, USGS geologist and member of the 1960-61 and 1961-62 field parties to the Thiel Mountains.

Gwamm (AUS) 67° 37' 20.6" S 62° 52' 06.2" E Landing
Name ID: 3 Place ID: 5826

The old airstrip on blue ice above Mawson.

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