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
Luncke Range (USA) 72° 02' 00.0" S 24° 42' 00.0" E Range
Name ID: 128230 Place ID: 8725

Range of peaks rising to 3,020 m, extending in a N-S direction for 10 mi between Jennings Glacier and Gjel Glacier in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named for Bernhard Luncke, Norwegian cartographer who plotted the maps in H.E. Hansen's Atlas of Parts of the Antarctic Coastal Lands, 1946, and a revision covering the Sor Rondane Mountains, 1957.

Lunckeryggen (NOR) 72° 02' 30.0" S 24° 36' 00.0" E Range
Name ID: 115570 Place ID: 8725

Mountain ridge S-wards from Brattnipane between Jenningsbreen and Gjelbreen, in the middle part of Sør-Rondane. After Bernhard Luncke, 1894-1963, topographer to Norges Svalbard- og Ishavs-undersøkelser and later Norsk Polarinstitutt. Leader of NorAE,1957-58. See also Bernhardtinden.

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