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
Felton Head (AUS) 67° 16' 59.9" S 46° 58' 59.9" E Head
Name ID: 641 Place ID: 4512

An extensive, flat-topped coastal outcrop on the western side of Casey Bay, Enderby Land. The dark-brown rock is almost sheer on the seaward side and rises a little above the level of the continental ice inland. Plotted from air photographs taken from an ANARE aircraft in 1956. First visited by an ANARE party led by S L Kirkby in November 1960. Named after Sgt K Felton, RAAF, engine fitter at Mawson in 1960.

Felton Head (RUS) 67° 17' 00.0" S 46° 58' 00.0" E Head
Name ID: 117959 Place ID: 4512

Felton Head (USA) 67° 17' 00.0" S 46° 59' 00.0" E Head
Name ID: 125032 Place ID: 4512

Flat-topped, dark brown headland with a sheer seaward side, standing 3.5 mi E of Harrop Island on the coast of Enderby Land. Plotted from air photos taken by ANARE in 1956. Named for Sgt. K. Felton, RAAF, engine fitter at Mawson in 1960.

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