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
Mount Grieg (RUS) 71° 27' 00.0" S 73° 22' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 118290 Place ID: 5680

Mount Grieg (GBR) 71° 36' 00.0" S 73° 11' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 109113 Place ID: 5680

rising to c. 600m at head of Brahms Inlet, Beethoven Peninsula, W Alexander Island, following map compilation by FIDS in 1959 from air photographs taken by RARE in 1947, was named after Edvard Hagerup Grieg (1843-1907), Norwegian composer, in association with the names of other composers in this area ([in 71 27'S 73 22'W] APC, 1961, p.3; DOS 710, sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, folding map; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of January 1973] BAS 250P sheet SR 17-18/15, 16, 1-DOS 1974; APC, 1977, p.15). Gora Griga (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).

Mount Grieg (USA) 71° 34' 00.0" S 73° 10' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 125947 Place ID: 5680

Snow-covered mountain, c. 800 m, with a rock-exposed W side, overlooking the SE part of Brahms Inlet on Beethoven Peninsula in the SW part of Alexander Island. A number of mountains in this vicinity first appear on maps by the RARE, 1947-48. This mountain, apparently one of these, was mapped from RARE air photos by Searle of the FIDS in 1960; remapped by USGS, 1988. Named by UK-APC after Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), Norwegian composer.

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