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
Gagarin Mountains (USA) 71° 57' 00.0" S 9° 23' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 125481 Place ID: 5055

A linear group of mountains, trending in a N-S direction for 10 mi between the Kurze and Conrad Mountains of the Orvin Mountains in Queen Maud Land. Mapped from air photos and surveys by NorAE, 1956-60. Remapped from surveys and air photos by the SovAE, 1960-61, and named for Soviet astronaut Yuriy A. Gagarin.

Jurija Gagarina, hrebet (RUS) 71° 58' 00.0" S 9° 21' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 118679 Place ID: 5055

Kurzefjella (NOR) 71° 58' 00.0" S 9° 23' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115485 Place ID: 5055

Mountain area W of Conradfjella, Orvinfjella in Fimbulheimen.

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