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 (AUS) 68° 34' 35.8" S 77° 58' 02.6" E Station
Name ID: 2495 Place ID: 3394

The second ANARE station on the Antarctic Continent. Located in the Vestfold Hills on the Ingrid Christensen Coast. The station was established by an expedition led by Phillip Law on 13 January 1957. He named the station after Captain J K Davis, second-in-command of the A A E (1911-14) and BANZARE (1929-30), a member of the Executive Planning Committee of ANARE. The station was temporarily closed on 25 January 1965, and re-opened on15 February, 1969.

Davis /Austral./ (RUS) 68° 35' 00.0" S 77° 58' 00.0" E Station
Name ID: 117637 Place ID: 3394

Davis Station (USA) 68° 34' 37.0" S 77° 58' 21.0" E Station
Name ID: 135966 Place ID: 3394

A year-round station operated by Australia opened in 1957 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

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