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
Giaever Ridge (USA) 72° 00' 00.0" S 5° 00' 00.0" W Ridge
Name ID: 125652 Place ID: 5291

A broad, snow-covered ridge, about 70 mi long in a N-S direction, on the W side of Schytt Glacier in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by NBSAE (1949-52) and named for John S. Giaever, leader of the expedition.

Giæverryggen (NOR) 72° 00' 00.0" S 5° 00' 00.0" W Ridge
Name ID: 115142 Place ID: 5291

Large ice ridge with a few small nunataks in the W and S, NW of Borgmassivet E in Maudheimvidda. After John Schelderup Giæver, 1901-70, leader of NBSAE, 1949-52. See also Johnsbrotet.

Giaeverryggen (RUS) 71° 45' 00.0" S 4° 45' 00.0" W Ridge
Name ID: 118169 Place ID: 5291

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.