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
Holtedahlfjella (NOR) 71° 50' 00.0" S 9° 00' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115273 Place ID: 7917

Large mountain area between Drygalskifjella and Kuryefjella in Orvinfjella, Fimbulheimen. After Professor Olaf Holtedahl, noted Norwegian geologist who worked in the South Shetland Islands and Palmer Archipelago area, 1927-28.

Kurze Gebirge (RUS) 71° 50' 00.0" S 8° 50' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 118924 Place ID: 7917

Kurze Mountains (USA) 71° 53' 00.0" S 8° 55' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 127645 Place ID: 7917

A range of mainly bare rock peaks, ridges and mountains about 20 mi long and 6 mi wide in the Orvin Mountains of Queen Maud Land. The feature stands between Drygalski Mountains on the west and Gagarin Mountains and Conrad Mountains on the east. Kurze Mountains were discovered and plotted from air photos by the GerAE under Ritscher, 1938-39, who named them for the Dir. of the Naval Division of the former Marineleitung (German Admiralty). They were remapped by Norsk Polarinstitutt from surveys and air photos taken by the NorAE, 1956-60, and given the name "Holtedahlfjella." The correlation of the prior name (Kurze) with this feature is quite definite and is recommended for the sake of international uniformity and historical continuity.

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