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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Asimutodden (NOR) 68° 51' 00.0" S 90° 26' 24.0" W
Name ID: 114811 Place ID: 568

Small point 1.5 km N of Michajlovodden S on Von Bellingshausenkysten, on the E side of Peter I Øy. A.=the azimuth point. Point used as reference object during azimut-observations at Michajlovodden.

Astro Glacier (AUS) 82° 57' 00.0" S 157° 19' 59.9" E Glacier
Name ID: 568 Place ID: 583

A small glacier, 28 km long, draining the northern end of the Miller Range. The glacier flows into the Marsh Glacier and is separated from the main part of the Nimrod Glacier by a line of Nunataks. Discovered and named by the New Zealand Geological and Survey Antarctic Expedition (1961-62), which occupied an Astro station on a bluff at the mouth of the glacier in December, 1961.

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