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
Edward VIII Bay (RUS) 66° 50' 00.0" S 57° 15' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 117843 Place ID: 4088

Edward VIII Bay (USA) 66° 50' 00.0" S 57° 00' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 124692 Place ID: 4088

Bay about 20 mi in extent, entered between Edward VIII Plateau and the Oygarden Group. Discovered in 1936 by DI personnel on the William Scoresby, and named for Edward VIII, then King of England.

Edward VIII Gulf (AUS) 66° 49' 59.9" S 57° 00' 00.0" E Gulf
Name ID: 627 Place ID: 4088

A gulf in the coast of Kemp Land. Discovered by the William Scoresby Expedition (1936).

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