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
Hendersin Knob (RUS) 72° 12' 00.0" S 101° 12' 00.0" W Knob
Name ID: 118422 Place ID: 6244

Hendersin Knob (USA) 72° 09' 00.0" S 101° 12' 00.0" W Knob
Name ID: 126415 Place ID: 6244

An ice-covered knob rising between the heads of Craft and Rochray Glaciers in the SW part of Thurston Island. First plotted from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump, 1946-47. Named by US-ACAN for aviation radioman Wendell K. Hendersin, USN, a member of the expedition who lost his life in a seaplane crash at Thurston Island on Dec. 30, 1946.

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