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
Hut Point Peninsula (NZL) 77° 46' 00.0" S 166° 51' 00.0" E Peninsula
Name ID: 113600 Place ID: 6801

A long narrow peninsula from 2 to 3 miles wide and about 12 miles long, projecting south-south-west from the slopes of Mt Erebus on Ross Island and forming the south-east shore of Erebus Bay. It consists of a ridge of an average height of 143m surmounted by a number of cones and volcanic stumps. Of these Crater Hill is the largest. Stretching towards Mt Discovery, it curiously parallels the peninsulas of Minna Bluff and Brown Island. The NAE, 1901-04, built its hut on Hut Point at the south end of the peninsula. Members of the BAE, 1910-13, wintering on Cape Evans, came to refer to this feature as Hut Point Peninsula.

Hut Point Peninsula (RUS) 77° 48' 00.0" S 166° 48' 00.0" E Peninsula
Name ID: 118558 Place ID: 6801

Hut Point Peninsula (USA) 77° 46' 00.0" S 166° 51' 00.0" E Peninsula
Name ID: 126873 Place ID: 6801

Long narrow peninsula from 2 to 3 mi wide and 15 mi long, projecting SW from the slopes of Mount Erebus on Ross Island. The BrNAE (1901-04) under Scott built its hut on Hut Point at the S end of the peninsula. Members of the BrAE (1910-13) under Scott, wintering on Cape Evans and often using the hut during their journeys, came to refer to this feature as Hut Point Peninsula.

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