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
Kemp Coast (RUS) 67° 30' 00.0" S 58° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 118738 Place ID: 7441

Kemp Coast (USA) 67° 15' 00.0" S 58° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 127319 Place ID: 7441

That portion of the coast of Antarctica that lies between the head of Edward VIII Bay, in 56°25'E, and William Scoresby Bay, in 59°34'E. Named for a British sealing captain, Peter Kemp, who discovered land in this vicinity in 1833.

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