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
Festive Plateau (AUS) 79° 24' 00.0" S 157° 30' 00.0" E Plateau
Name ID: 2124 Place ID: 4554

A plateau, 2440 m above sea level, about 19 km long and 6 km wide, just north of Mount Longhurst. Named by two members of the Darwin Glacier Party of the TAE (1956-58) who spent Christmas Day 1957 on the plateau.

Festive Plateau (USA) 79° 24' 00.0" S 157° 30' 00.0" E Plateau
Name ID: 125062 Place ID: 4554

An ice-covered plateau over 2,200 m, about 10 mi long and 3 mi wide, just N of Mount Longhurst in the Churchill Mountains. Named by two members of the Darwin Glacier Party of the CTAE (1956-58) who spent Christmas Day 1957 on the plateau.

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