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
Delay Point (AUS) 66° 27' 25.0" S 98° 14' 06.0" E Point
Name ID: 2143 Place ID: 3492

A brown rock bluff about 183 m high, on the northern side of Melba Peninsula, about 7 km west of Cape Charcot, in Queen Mary Land. Discovered and named by the Western Base Party of AAE (1911-14).

Delay Point (RUS) 66° 27' 00.0" S 98° 15' 00.0" E Point
Name ID: 117665 Place ID: 3492

Delay Point (USA) 66° 27' 00.0" S 98° 15' 00.0" E Point
Name ID: 124234 Place ID: 3492

Rocky bluff rising to 185 m on the W side of Melba Peninsula, about 6 mi W of Cape Charcot. Discovered by the AAE under Mawson, 1911-14, and so named by the Eastern Sledge Party of the Western Base because bad weather delayed the party near here for several days in November 1912.

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