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
Gawn Ice Piedmont (AUS) 79° 58' 00.1" S 160° 12' 00.0" E Piedmont
Name ID: 2119 Place ID: 5186

An ice piedmont and snow slope occupying the coastal platform between Darwin and Byrd Glaciers.

Gawn Ice Piedmont (NZL) 79° 58' 00.0" S 160° 12' 00.0" E Piedmont
Name ID: 113380 Place ID: 5186

A piedmont ice and snow slope bordering on the Ross Ice Shelf between the Darwin and Byrd Glaciers. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MN07

Gawn Ice Piedmont (USA) 79° 58' 00.0" S 160° 12' 00.0" E Piedmont
Name ID: 125585 Place ID: 5186

An ice piedmont and snow slope occupying the coastal platform between Darwin and Byrd Glaciers. Named by the Darwin Glacier Party of the CTAE (1956-58) for J.E. Gawn, radio operator at Scott Base who worked closely with the field parties.

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