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
Giaever Glacier (USA) 72° 37' 00.0" S 31° 08' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 125651 Place ID: 5290

Glacier flowing NW between Mount Kerckhove de Denterghem and Mount Lahaye in the Belgica Mountains. Discovered by the BelgAE, 1957-58, under G. de Gerlache, who named it for Norwegian explorer John S.Giaever (1901-70), counselor for the expedition; leader of NBSAE, 1949-52.

Giaever, Glacier (BEL) 72° 37' 00.0" S 31° 09' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 104938 Place ID: 5290

Partie de la Chaîne des Monts Belgica baptisée en l'honneur de l'explorateur norvégien John Giaever, conseiller de l'expédition belge 1957-1958.

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