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.

Showing all 3 place names.

Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Framnes Mountains (AUS) 67° 50' 56.0" S 62° 40' 50.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 1343 Place ID: 4899

A group of mountains which includes Mt. Henderson and the Masson, David and Casey Ranges. Discovered in February, 1931, by BANZARE under Sir Douglas Mawson who named the individual ranges and mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and called Framnes Fjella.

Framnes Mountains (USA) 67° 50' 00.0" S 62° 35' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 125347 Place ID: 4899

Group of mountains consisting of Casey, Masson, and David Ranges, and adjacent peaks and mountains. The three major ranges and other lesser features were sighted and named in February 1931 by the BANZARE under Mawson. This coast was also sighted by Norwegian whalers in the same season. The whole area was mapped in detail by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition in January 1937. This overall name for the several ranges was given by Christensen after Framnesfjellet, a hill near Sandefjord, Norway.

Framnesfjella (RUS) 67° 50' 00.0" S 62° 25' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 118067 Place ID: 4899

Showing all 3 place names.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.