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
Lanyon, Mount (RUS) 71° 15' 00.0" S 67° 10' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 118967 Place ID: 8119

Lanyon, Mount (USA) 71° 15' 00.0" S 67° 10' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 127796 Place ID: 8119

A large mountain about 11 mi S of Taylor Platform in the Prince Charles Mountains. The mountain is divided in the S by a small, plateau-fed glacier and an area of moraine extends eastward from the mountain for 8 miles. Plotted from ANARE air photos of 1956 and 1960. Named by ANCA for J.H. Lanyon, officer in charge at Wilkes Station in 1965.

Mount Lanyon (AUS) 71° 13' 00.1" S 67° 15' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 1416 Place ID: 8119

A mountain about 22 km south of Taylor Platform in the Prince Charles Mountains. The mountain, which is about 14 km long is divided in the south by a small, plateau-fed glacier. The northern part of the mountain has an area of moraine extending eastwards for about 12.8 km. Plotted from ANARE air photographs taken in 1956 and 1960. Named after J.H. Lanyon, Officer-in-Charge at Wilkes in 1965.

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