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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Balchen Mountain (USA) 72° 00' 00.0" S 27° 12' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 122128 Place ID: 806

Mountain, 2,820 m, standing at the E side of Byrdbreen in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named for Bernt Balchen, famous Norwegian polar aviator and chief pilot of the ByrdAE, 1928-30.

Balchenfjella (NOR) 72° 02' 00.0" S 27° 30' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 114852 Place ID: 806

Mountain area E-most in Sør-Rondane. After Bernt Balchen, Norwegian colonel in the USA Air Force.

Balchenfjella (RUS) 72° 00' 00.0" S 27° 12' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 116946 Place ID: 806

Kidson Island (AUS) 67° 12' 45.7" S 61° 11' 23.6" E Island
Name ID: 806 Place ID: 7509

An island about 28 km NNE of Colbeck Archipelago off the coast of Mac.Robertson Land. Discovered on 18 February, 1931, by BANZARE (1929 31) under Sir Douglas Mawson.

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