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
Elder Glacier (NZL) 72° 25' 00.0" S 168° 46' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 113225 Place ID: 4155

Glacier 5 miles west of Bowers Glacier flowing north into Tucker Glacier. Name by the USACAN for William C Elder, US Geological Survey topographic engineer with Topo North-Sotuh 1961-62.

Elder Glacier (USA) 72° 35' 00.0" S 168° 46' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 124746 Place ID: 4155

Tributary glacier entering the Tucker Glacier just W of Oread Spur, in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by US-ACAN for William C. Elder, topographic engineer, a member of the USGS Topo North-South party that surveyed the area, 1961-62.

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