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 Gray (AUS) 66° 50' 18.3" S 143° 29' 30.5" E Cape
Name ID: 269 Place ID: 5628

A cape lying at the northern end of a small rocky island, joined by an ice ramp to the coast of George V Land. Discovered by AAE (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after P. Gray, a member of the expedition.

Gray, Cape (RUS) 66° 48' 00.0" S 143° 22' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 118277 Place ID: 5628

Gray, Cape (USA) 66° 51' 00.0" S 143° 22' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 125901 Place ID: 5628

A rock cape which forms the E side of the entrance to Commonwealth Bay. The cape is actually a small rocky island which is joined to the icecap of the mainland by an ice ramp. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named it for Percy Gray, second officer on the expedition ship Aurora.

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