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
Hansenbreen (RUS) 72° 15' 00.0" S 22° 40' 00.0" E
Name ID: 118364 Place ID: 5981

Hansenbreen (USA) 72° 06' 00.0" S 22° 45' 00.0" E
Name ID: 126181 Place ID: 5981

Glacier 15 mi long, flowing N along the W side of Mount Nils Larsen in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Roughly mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and remapped by them in greater detail in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47. Named for H.E. Hansen, Norwegian cartographer who compiled these and other maps for Norwegian Antarctic expeditions.

Hansenbreen (H.E.) (NOR) 72° 10' 00.0" S 22° 20' 00.0" E
Name ID: 115226 Place ID: 5981

Large glacier, about 50 km long, in the W part of Sør-Rondane. After H. E. Hansen, Director and editor of Antarctic maps.

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