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
Cape Denison (AUS) 67° 00' 31.0" S 142° 40' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 281 Place ID: 3525

A rocky cape on the eastern side of Commonwealth Bay, on the coast of George V Land. Discovered in 1912 by AAE (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after Sir Hugh Denison of Sydney, a patron of the expedition.

Denison, Cape (USA) 67° 00' 00.0" S 142° 40' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 124265 Place ID: 3525

A rocky point at the head of Commonwealth Bay. Discovered in 1912 by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named it for Sir Hugh Denison of Sydney, a patron of the expedition. The feature was the site of the AAE Main Base.

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