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
Flat Islands (AUS) 67° 35' 26.9" S 62° 46' 48.0" E Island
Name ID: 890 Place ID: 4687

A group of small islands about 3 km north-west of Mawson. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and called Flatxyholmane (The Flat Island Islets). The island mapped as Flatxy on the Norwegian map is actually three islands.

Flat Islands (USA) 67° 36' 00.0" S 62° 49' 00.0" E Plain
Name ID: 125168 Place ID: 4687

A small chain of islands which extends 2.5 mi in a NE-SW direction, lying 2 mi SW of Welch Island in the E part of Holme Bay. The islands were mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and the name Flatoyholmane (the flat island islets) was applied to the group at the S end of the chain. Following surveys by the ANARE, ANCA recommended in 1958 that the descriptive name Flat Islands be applied for the entire group.

Flat√łyholmane (RUS) 67° 36' 00.0" S 62° 49' 00.0" E Plain
Name ID: 118014 Place ID: 4687

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