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
Jacobsen Head (RUS) 74° 01' 00.0" S 113° 20' 00.0" W Head
Name ID: 118607 Place ID: 7027

Jacobsen Head (USA) 74° 02' 00.0" S 113° 35' 00.0" W Head
Name ID: 127024 Place ID: 7027

An ice-covered headland forming the NE point of Slichter Foreland, Martin Peninsula, on the Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. First delineated by USGS from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump in January 1947. Named by US-ACAN after Cdr. Glen Jacobsen, USN, captain of the icebreaker Atka on the 1954-55 reconnaissance cruise to Antarctica to examine sites for use as science stations during the 1957-58 IGY.

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