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
Larsen, Mount (NZL) 74° 51' 00.0" S 162° 12' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 113739 Place ID: 8154

A mountain, about 1524m high, presenting sheer granite cliffs on the northern side, which forms the southernmost portal of Reeves Glacier in Victoria Land. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04. Named by Scott for Capt C A Larsen, of the whaler Jason, who had explored the Antarctic ten years earlier. Larsen also commanded the 13,000 ton whaling factory ship Sir James Clark Ross, which visited the Ross Sea on a whaling venture in 1923-24.

Larsen, Mount (RUS) 74° 52' 00.0" S 162° 08' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 118978 Place ID: 8154

Larsen, Mount (USA) 74° 51' 00.0" S 162° 12' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 127821 Place ID: 8154

A mountain, 1,560 m, presenting sheer granite cliffs on the N side standing 3 mi SW of Hansen Nunatak at the S side of the mouth of Reeves Glacier in Victoria Land. Discovered by the BrNAE (1901-04) under Scott, who named it for Capt. C.A. Larsen, noted Norwegian Antarctic explorer whose explorations along the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula in the Jason, 1892-93, marked the beginning of commercial whaling operations in the Antarctic. Larsen led numerous whaling expeditions until his death in December 1925 while directing operations in the Ross Sea.

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