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
Larsemann Hills (AUS) 69° 23' 41.6" S 76° 10' 24.0" E Hill
Name ID: 686 Place ID: 8142

A group of bare, rounded hills from 80 m to 180 m high, which extends along the Ingrid Christensen Coast of Princess Elizabeth Land for about 15 km. Discovered in February, 1935, by a Norwegian expedition under Captain Klarius Mikkelsen. Mapped from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and called Larsemann Fjellene (The Larsemann Mountains) by Norwegian cartographers. First visited and position fixed by M.M. Fisher, ANARE surveyor in 1957. Called Larsemann Fjellene (The Larsemann Mountains) by Norwegian cartographers.

Larsemann Hills (RUS) 69° 27' 00.0" S 76° 07' 00.0" E Hill
Name ID: 118973 Place ID: 8142

Larsemann Hills (USA) 69° 24' 00.0" S 76° 13' 00.0" E Hill
Name ID: 127812 Place ID: 8142

A series of low rounded coastal hills along the SE shore of Prydz Bay. The hills extend W for 9 mi from Dalk Glacier. Discovered in February 1935 by Capt. Klarius Mikkelsen from the whaling ship Thorshavn, sent out by Norwegian whaling magnate Lars Christensen, and given this name.

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