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
Hercules, Mount (NZL) 77° 29' 00.0" S 161° 27' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 113530 Place ID: 6288

A large, flat-topped, elevated feature. 2200m high, in the Olympus Range. Named by the VUWAE, 1958-59, for a figure in Greek mythology.

Hercules, Mount (USA) 77° 29' 00.0" S 161° 27' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 126459 Place ID: 6288

Large, flat-topped, elevated feature between Mounts Aeolus and Jason in the Olympus Range of Victoria Land. Named by the VUWAE (1958-59) for a figure in Greek mythology.

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