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
Fishtail Point (NZL) 78° 57' 00.0" S 162° 36' 00.0" E Point
Name ID: 113293 Place ID: 4640

The most southerly point on the east side of the Skelton Glacier. Surveyed and given this descriptive name in February 1957, by the NZ Party of the TAE, 1956-58.

Fishtail Point (USA) 78° 57' 00.0" S 162° 36' 00.0" E Point
Name ID: 125129 Place ID: 4640

The southernmost point of Shults Peninsula, at the E side of the mouth of Skelton Glacier. Surveyed and given this descriptive name in 1957 by the N.Z. party of the CTAE (1956-58).

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