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
Arctowski /Pol./ (RUS) 62° 10' 00.0" S 58° 28' 00.0" W Station
Name ID: 116856 Place ID: 474

Arctowski Station (POL) 62° 09' 45.0" S 58° 28' 00.0" W Station
Name ID: 116382 Place ID: 474

Polish Antarctic Station on King George Island built by members of the 1976/77 Polish Antarctic Expedition under the leadership of Professor S. Rakusa Suszczewski. Named in honour of Professor Henryk Arctowski (see under Arctowski Cove).

Arctowski Station (USA) 62° 09' 34.0" S 58° 28' 15.0" W Station
Name ID: 135861 Place ID: 474

A year-round station operated by Poland opened in 1977 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

Posadowsky Glacier (AUS) 66° 50' 55.0" S 89° 23' 20.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 474 Place ID: 11499

A glacier just east of Gaussberg in Wilhelm II Land. Mapped and photographed from the summit of Gaussberg by the German Antarctic Expedition (1901-03) under Drygalski. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named after Count Arthur Posadowsky-Wehner, German Imperial Home Secretary, who secured a government grant for Drygalski's expedition.

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