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
Darnell Nunatak (AUS) 80° 27' 00.0" S 155° 52' 59.9" E Nunatak
Name ID: 1732 Place ID: 3335

A nunatak in the Britannia Range, about 44 km south-west of Mount McClintock. Plotted by the US Geological Survey from air photographs taken by the US Navy in 1960-62. Named by USACAN.

Darnell Nunatak (USA) 80° 27' 00.0" S 155° 54' 00.0" E Nunatak
Name ID: 124104 Place ID: 3335

A prominent nunatak, 1,405 m, standing 4 mi NW of Mount Rummage in the SW part of Britannia Range. Named by US-ACAN for Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate Shepard L. Darnell, a member of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6. During the period December 27, 1962-January 4, 1963, Chief Darnell and six mechanics replaced in the field the engine of a helicopter downed on Emmanuel Glacier.

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