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
Astraea Nunatak (GBR) 71° 59' 00.0" S 70° 24' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 107583 Place ID: 580

rising to c. 620m, E of Williams Inlet, Alexander Island, following surveys by BAS, 1962-73, was named after Astraea, one of the asteroids lying between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, in association with the names of planets and their satellites in this area (APC, 1975, p.3; BAS 250 P sheet SR 19-20/13, 2-DOS 1984).

Astraea Nunatak (USA) 71° 59' 00.0" S 70° 25' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 121973 Place ID: 580

A nunatak 6 mi S of Staccato Peaks in southern Alexander Island. Mapped from trimetrogon air photography taken by RARE, 1947-48, and from survey by FIDS, 1948-50. Named by UK-APC after one of the asteroids lying between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

Lowe Glacier (AUS) 82° 55' 00.1" S 160° 19' 59.9" E Glacier
Name ID: 580 Place ID: 8680

A glacier, mostly in the Ross Dependency, which flows south from a common nivi with the Prince of Wales Glacier (Ross Dependency), about 6.4 km east of Mount Gregory. Discovered by the N.Z. Geological Expedition (1964-65). Named after D. Lowe, a member of the expedition.

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