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
Davis Sea (AUS) 66° 00' 00.0" S 92° 00' 00.0" E Sea
Name ID: 2466 Place ID: 3392

An area of sea off the coasts of Queen Mary Land and Wilhelm II Land, between the Shakjleton Ice Shelf and the West Ice Shelf. Discovered by AAE (1911-14) from the SY Aurora. Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after Captain J K Davis, master of the SY Aurora, and second-in-command of the expedition.

Davis Sea (RUS) 65° 00' 00.0" S 90° 00' 00.0" E Sea
Name ID: 117636 Place ID: 3392

Davis Sea (USA) 66° 00' 00.0" S 92° 00' 00.0" E Sea
Name ID: 124158 Place ID: 3392

An area of the sea along the coast of Antarctica between West Ice Shelf and the Shackleton Ice Shelf. Discovered by AAE (1911-14) from the Aurora. Named by Sir Douglas Mawson for Capt. J.K. Davis, master of the Aurora and second in command of the expedition.

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