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
Lepley Nunatak (RUS) 73° 07' 00.0" S 90° 23' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 119049 Place ID: 8349

Lepley Nunatak (USA) 73° 07' 00.0" S 90° 19' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 127953 Place ID: 8349

A small conspicuous rocky nunatak 2 mi SW of Dentler Island, lying near the inner part and E end of Abbot Ice Shelf. First sighted on Feb. 9, 1961 from helicopters of the USS Larry K. Lepley, oceanographer of the U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office, who with three others was marooned at this nunatak, Feb. 12-15, 1961, by a severe wind and snowstorm.

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