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
Gjelsvik Mountains (USA) 72° 09' 00.0" S 2° 36' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 125708 Place ID: 5353

A group of mountains about 25 mi long, between the Sverdrup and Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains in Queen Maud Land. First photographed from the air and roughly plotted by the GerAE (1938-39). Mapped in detail by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by NBSAE (1949-52) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958-59). Named for Tore Gjelsvik, Director of Norsk Polarinstitutt.

Gjelsvikfjella (NOR) 72° 05' 00.0" S 2° 50' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115146 Place ID: 5353

Mountain area between H.U.Sverdrupfjella and Mühlig-Hofmannfjella, Fimbulheimen. After Tore Gjelsvik, b. 1916, Managing Director of the Norwegian Polar Research Institute 1960-83.

Gjelsvikfjella (RUS) 72° 10' 00.0" S 2° 10' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 118185 Place ID: 5353

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