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
Archer Peak (USA) 71° 52' 00.0" S 171° 10' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 121880 Place ID: 461

Peak, 110 m, on the SW extremity of Possession Island. Named by the BrAE, 1898-1900, presumably for A. Archer, Esq., of Australia, mentioned in the preface to Borchgrevink's First on the Antarctic Continent, or for Colin Archer who designed Borchgrevink's vessel, the Southern Cross.

Cosgrove Glacier (AUS) 67° 30' 00.0" S 59° 05' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 461 Place ID: 3020

A small glacier, just west of the Dovers Glacier in Kemp Land. First seen from an ANARE aircraft in 1956. Named after M Cosgrove, radio supervisor at Mawson in 1959.

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