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
Anderson Massif (USA) 79° 10' 00.0" S 84° 45' 00.0" W Massif
Name ID: 121798 Place ID: 356

A prominent ice-covered massif about 10 mi across and rising to 2,190 m, located at the juncture of Splettstoesser and Minnesota Glaciers in the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Named by US-ACAN for John J. Anderson, geologist, field leader of the University of Minnesota Ellsworth Mountains Party, 1961-62.

Wilkes Coast (AUS) 66° 30' 00.0" S 133° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 356 Place ID: 2714

The coast of Wilkes Land between Cape Morse (130º10''43" east) and the western boundary of Terre Adélie (136º00''00" east). Discovered and charted by Capt. J.K. Davis of AAE (1911-14) in the SY Aurora. Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after Rear Admiral Charles E. Wilkes, USN, American Antarctic explorer.

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