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
Cape Gotley (AUS) 66° 41' 44.9" S 57° 17' 39.8" E Cape
Name ID: 241 Place ID: 5530

A cape on the northern side of Edward VIII Gulf, Kemp Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and called Austnestangen (The East Point Tongue).

Cape Gotley (USA) 66° 42' 00.0" S 57° 19' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 125829 Place ID: 5530

Cape forming the eastern extremity of Austnes Peninsula at the N side of the entrance to Edward VIII Bay. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and called Austnestangen (the east cape tongue), a name derived from that of the peninsula. The area was remapped by ANARE and in 1958 the cape renamed by ANCA for A.V. Gotley, officer in charge of the ANARE party on Heard Island in 1948.

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