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
Aorangi, Mount (NZL) 72° 25' 00.0" S 166° 22' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 112664 Place ID: 438

The highest mountain, 3,135 m, in the Millen Range. So named by the NZFMCAE, 1962-63, because of this mountain's cloud-piercing ability, and also in memory of Mount Cook, New Zealand, known to the Maori people as "Aorangi" (the cloud piercer).

Aorangi, Mount (USA) 72° 25' 00.0" S 166° 22' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 121862 Place ID: 438

The highest mountain, 3,135 m, in the Millen Range. So named by the NZFMCAE, 1962-63, because of this mountain's cloud-piercing ability, and also in memory of Mount Cook, New Zealand, known to the Maori people as "Aorangi" (the cloud piercer).

Silk Glacier (AUS) 81° 09' 00.0" S 158° 55' 00.1" E Glacier
Name ID: 438 Place ID: 13274

A glacier about 22 km long, flowing eastward from the slopes of Mount Frost and Mount Zinkovich to Nursery Glacier. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy.

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