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
Isachsen Mountain (USA) 72° 11' 00.0" S 26° 15' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 126972 Place ID: 6939

Large mountain rising to 3,425 m, standing 4 mi SE of Mount Bergersen in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named for Maj. Gunnar Isachsen, leader with Capt. Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen of the Norwegian expedition 1930-31.

Isachsenfjella (NOR) 72° 16' 00.0" S 26° 30' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115331 Place ID: 6939

Mountain area on the W side of the upper part of Byrdbreen in Sør-Rondane. After Gunnerius (Gunnar) Ingvald Isachsen, 1868-1939, Norwegian officer and Arctic explorer. See also Gunnarkampen, Ingvaldnuten and Majoren.

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