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
Fimbul Ice Shelf (USA) 70° 30' 00.0" S 0° 10' 00.0" W Ice shelf
Name ID: 125092 Place ID: 4597

An ice shelf about 120 mi long and 60 mi wide, nourished by Jutulstraumen Glacier, bordering the coast of Queen Maud Land. from 3W to 3E. Photographed from the air by the GerAE (1938-39). Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by NBSAE (1949-52) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958-59) and named Fimbulisen (the giant ice).

Fimbulisen (NOR) 70° 45' 00.0" S 0° 30' 00.0" W Ice shelf
Name ID: 115079 Place ID: 4597

Large ice shelf in the E part of Kronprinsesse Märtha Kyst. After Fimbulvinter=the long and hard winter, in Norse mythology.

Fimbulisen (RUS) 70° 30' 00.0" S 0° 00' 00.0" E Ice shelf
Name ID: 117987 Place ID: 4597

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