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
Kar Plateau (NZL) 76° 56' 00.0" S 162° 20' 00.0" E Plateau
Name ID: 113673 Place ID: 7355

A small plateau which is snow-covered except for an almost vertical rock scarp marking its southern side. The plateu rises gently toards the north-west to the heights of Mt Marston, situated at the west side of Granite Harbour in Victoria Land. Charted and named by the BAE, 1910-13. "Kar" is a Turkish word meaning "snow".

Kar Plateau (RUS) 76° 55' 00.0" S 162° 30' 00.0" E Plateau
Name ID: 118706 Place ID: 7355

Kar Plateau (USA) 76° 56' 00.0" S 162° 20' 00.0" E Plateau
Name ID: 127253 Place ID: 7355

A small, mainly snow-covered plateau with an almost vertical rock scarp marking its southern side, standing on the W side of Granite Harbor, just N of the terminus of Mackay Glacier, in Victoria Land. The plateau rises gently toward the NW to the heights of Mount Marston. Mapped and named by the BrAE, 1910-13. "Kar" is a Turkish word meaning snow.

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