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
Dufek Mountain (USA) 72° 10' 00.0" S 24° 45' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 124562 Place ID: 3932

Large mountain rising to 3,150 m, standing 2 mi SW of Mefjell Mountain in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named for R. Admiral George J. Dufek, USN (Dufek Coast, Dufek Massif, q.v.), who had been commander of the Eastern Group of USN Operation Highjump.

Dufek, Mount (RUS) 72° 14' 00.0" S 24° 40' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 117796 Place ID: 3932

Dufekfjellet (NOR) 72° 13' 00.0" S 24° 42' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115033 Place ID: 3932

Mountain in S and middle part of Sør-Rondane. After Rear Admiral George J. Dufek, commander of NSFA, 1955.

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