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
Barden, Mount (RUS) 77° 51' 00.0" S 86° 13' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 116960 Place ID: 883

Barden, Mount (USA) 77° 51' 00.0" S 86° 13' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 122185 Place ID: 883

Mountain, 2,910 m, standing 2.5 mi NW of Mount Sharp in the N portion of the Sentinel Range. Named by the US-ACAN for Virgil W. Barden, ionospheric physicist, member of the 1957 wintering party at Byrd Station.

Van Hulssen Islands (AUS) 67° 33' 13.7" S 62° 42' 48.6" E Island
Name ID: 883 Place ID: 15300

A group of ten small islands about 9 km north-west of Mawson. Mapped from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37). One of the islands was included in a triangulation survey by Robert Dovers in 1954.

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