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
Filchner Berge (RUS) 72° 00' 00.0" S 7° 30' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 117978 Place ID: 4582

Filchner Mountains (USA) 72° 03' 00.0" S 7° 40' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 125082 Place ID: 4582

A group of mountains 7 mi SW of Drygalski Mountains, at the W end of the Orvin Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the GerAE under Ritscher, 1938-39, and named for Wilhelm Filchner, leader of the German expedition to the Weddell Sea area in 1911-12. Remapped from air photos taken by the NorAE, 1958-59.

Filchnerberge (DEU) 72° 00' 00.0" S 7° 30' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 106871 Place ID: 4582

Filchnerfjella (NOR) 72° 00' 00.0" S 7° 30' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115075 Place ID: 4582

Mountain area between Djupedalen and Vinjebreen, E in Orvinfjella, Fimbulheimen. After Wilhelm Filchner, 1877-1957, German traveller, leader of GerAE, 1911-12, to the Weddell Sea area.

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