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 Hampton (RUS) 76° 30' 00.0" S 125° 50' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 118358 Place ID: 5948

Mount Hampton (USA) 76° 29' 00.0" S 125° 48' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 126154 Place ID: 5948

An impressive mountain (3,325 m) with a circular ice-filled crater occupying much of the summit area. It is the northernmost of the extinct volcanoes which comprise the Executive Committee Range in Marie Byrd Land. Discovered by the USAS on a flight, Dec. 15, 1940, and named for Ruth Hampton, Dept. of the Interior member of the USAS Executive Committee. Mapped in detail by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy trimetrogon photography, 1958-60.

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