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.

Showing all 3 place names.

Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Antarctic Continent (RUS) 90° 00' 00.0" S 0° 00' 00.0" E Continent
Name ID: 116838 Place ID: 422

Antarctic, The (GBR) 90° 00' 00.0" S 0° 00' 00.0" E Continent
Name ID: 107535 Place ID: 422

name for the whole area S of the Antarctic Convergence, comprising Antarctica (q.v.), together with its off-lying and oceanic islands, ice shelves, sea ice and ocean, including South Orkney Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. In earlier usage the term and its equivalents variously referred to the area S of the Antarctic Circle, the lat. 60°S, the average ice limit, the mean isotherm of 10°C in the warmest month of the year, etc., all of which definitions have been found untenable. S d-Polar Gebiet, S d-Polar-Gebietes, S d-PolarRegionen (Neumayer, 1872a, p.120, 123). Antarktis (Reiter, 1888, Tafel 1 facing p.30). The Antarctic (Balch, 1902, p.12; BA, 1948, p.1; APC, 1982, p. 3). Terres Antarctiques (Ar towski, 1908, p.27). South Polar Regions (Mawson, 1911). S dpolarwelt (Mecking, 1914). Antarctic Regions (Hayes, 1928, p.5; USHO chart 5411, 1940; BA, 1948, p.5). Sydpolomrdet (Risting, 1929, p.109). Régions Polaires Australes (Zimmermann, 1930). L'Antarctique (France. SHM, 1937, p.40). Región Antártica (Rodriguez, 1941, map p.10). La Antártida (Pinochet de la Barra, 1944). Sudpolsomrdene (Aagaard, 1944, p.14). Antártida (Alazraqui, 1947). La Antártica (Pinochet de la Barra, 1948). Antarktika (Soviet Union. BSE, 1950a, p.484). Antártico [adjectival form wrongly used as a substantive or place-name] (Martinez Moreno, 1951, p.8). Zona Antártica (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.46). Antarktyka (Machowski, 1953). El Antártico (Beltramino, 1958, p.447). Antarctis (Knapp, 1958, p.550). South Polar Region (Soviet Union. AA, 1967, p.313).

Nella Fjord (AUS) 69° 22' 30.0" S 76° 21' 00.0" E Fjord
Name ID: 422 Place ID: 10137

A fjord, near Law Base in the Larsemann Hills, which separates Lied Promontory and Fletcher Promontory. Plotted from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition 1936-37.

Showing all 3 place names.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.