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
Andersen Escarpment (USA) 85° 08' 00.0" S 91° 37' 00.0" W Escarpment
Name ID: 121789 Place ID: 346

A steep rock and snow escarpment located S of Reed Ridge on the W side of the Ford Massif, Thiel Mountains. The name was proposed by Peter Bermel and Arthur Ford, co-leaders of the USGS Thiel Mountains party, 1960-61. Named for Bjorn G. Andersen, Norwegian professor of geology and glaciology at the University of Oslo, who was a member of the 1960-61 and 1961-62 USGS field parties to the Thiel Mountains.

Endurance Cliffs (AUS) 82° 46' 00.1" S 155° 04' 59.9" E Cliff
Name ID: 346 Place ID: 4257

A steep-sided rock exposure forming the southernmost part of the Geologists Range. Discovered by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological and Survey Expedition (1961-62). This feature was originally named Endurance Nunatak after the Endurance, expedition ship of the British Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-16) under Sir Ernest Shackleton. The generic cliffs is considered more appropriate than nunatak.

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