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
Bay Of Winds (AUS) 66° 30' 00.0" S 97° 35' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 77 Place ID: 16136

An embayment in the coast of Queen Mary Land, between Cape Dovers and Jones Rocks. Discovered by the Western Base Party of AAE (1911-14). So named because of the almost constant outflow of cold dense air from the plateau into the bay.

Terre Adélie (FRA) 67° 00' 00.0" S 139° 00' 00.0" E
Name ID: 107217 Place ID: 77

Portion de côte du continent antarctique située entre la terre de Wilkes et la terre du Roi-George-V, que découvrit J. Dumont d'Urville entre le 20 et le 24 janvier 1840 et dont il prit possession au nom de la France. Nom donné en l'honneur de l'épouse  de Dumont d'Urville, Adèle Dorothée (née Pépin).

Terre Adélie (RUS) 68° 00' 00.0" S 139° 00' 00.0" E
Name ID: 116742 Place ID: 77

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