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
Flagstone Bench (AUS) 70° 49' 44.1" S 68° 12' 51.1" E Bench
Name ID: 163 Place ID: 4674

A rocky bench on the southern side of Beaver Lake, Mac.Robertson Land, about 3 m above the surface of the lake. The bench is littered with slabs of sandstone. Visited by ANARE survey parties in 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1969.The name is descriptive.

Flagstone Bench (RUS) 70° 50' 00.0" S 68° 15' 00.0" E Bench
Name ID: 118005 Place ID: 4674

Flagstone Bench (USA) 70° 51' 00.0" S 68° 12' 00.0" E Bench
Name ID: 125159 Place ID: 4674

A large rock bench which is littered with flaggy slabs of sandstone, bordering the SE sides of Radok Lake and Beaver Lake in the Prince Charles Mountains. Visited by ANARE survey parties in 1957 and 1958. The descriptive name was applied by ANCA.

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