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
Cyril, Mount (NZL) 84° 02' 00.0" S 172° 35' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 113091 Place ID: 3230

A peak, 1863m hgih, rising about 11 miles south-south-east of Mt Kyffin on the east side of the Beardmore Glacier in the Commonwealth Range. Discovered and named in 1908 by the BAE, 1907-09. Named for Mr Cyril Longhurst, Secretary of the NAE, 1901-04, who was best man at Shackleton's wedding. The surname could not be used by Shackleton, for Scott had already perpetuated it in a peak in what is now Australian Territory.

Cyril, Mount (USA) 84° 02' 00.0" S 172° 35' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 124028 Place ID: 3230

An ice-covered mountain, 1,190 m, standing 2 mi S of Celebration Pass in the Commonwealth Range. Discovered and named by the BrAE (1907-09) under Shackleton. Named for Cyril Longhurst, Secretary of the BrNAE (1901-04), who was best man at Shackleton's wedding.

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