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
Kosciusko, Mount (RUS) 75° 40' 00.0" S 131° 56' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 118853 Place ID: 7765

Kosciusko, Mount (USA) 75° 43' 00.0" S 132° 13' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 127562 Place ID: 7765

Prominent mountain (2,910 m) that comprises the central portion of Ames Range in Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by US-ACAN for Capt. Henry M. Kosciusko, USN, Commander of the Antarctic Support Activities group, 1965-67.

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