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
Adams Glacier (AUS) 66° 47' 55.0" S 109° 40' 17.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 574 Place ID: 54

A glacier about 19 km wide flowing north-west into the eastern side of the head of Vincennes Bay off the Budd Coast, Wilkes Land. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by USACAN after John Quincey Adams, sixth President of the United States of America.

Astakhov Glacier (USA) 70° 45' 00.0" S 163° 21' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 121967 Place ID: 574

The glacier next S of Chugunov Glacier in the Explorers Range, Bowers Mountains. It flows NE from Mount Hager and enters Ob' Bay just W of Platypus Ridge. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-65. Named by US-ACAN for Petr Astakhov, Soviet exchange scientist at the U.S. South Pole Station in 1967.

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