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
Adare, Cape (NZL) 71° 17' 00.0" S 170° 14' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 112604 Place ID: 72

A prominent cape of black basalt which is in visual contrast to the rest of the snow-covered coast, forming the N tip of Adare Peninsula. The cape marks the NE extremity of Victoria Land and the W side of the entrance to the Ross Sea. Discovered in Jan. 1841 by Capt. James Ross, RN, who named it for his friend Viscount Adare, M.P. for Glamorganshire.

Adare, Cape (RUS) 71° 17' 00.0" S 170° 06' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 116739 Place ID: 72

Adare, Cape (USA) 71° 17' 00.0" S 170° 14' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 121591 Place ID: 72

A prominent cape of black basalt which is in visual contrast to the rest of the snow-covered coast, forming the N tip of Adare Peninsula. The cape marks the NE extremity of Victoria Land and the W side of the entrance to the Ross Sea. Discovered in Jan. 1841 by Capt. James Ross, RN, who named it for his friend Viscount Adare, M.P. for Glamorganshire.

Voskhod Bay (AUS) 67° 40' 00.1" S 45° 55' 59.9" E Bay
Name ID: 72 Place ID: 15598

A bay in the Thala Hills, Enderby Land, about 3.7 km east of Molodezhnaya station. Photographed by ANARE in 1956 and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1957. Named Bukhta Voskhod (Ascend Bay) by the Soviet Expedition.

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