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
Mawson (AUS) 67° 36' 09.7" S 62° 52' 25.7" E Station
Name ID: 2492 Place ID: 9186

The first ANARE station on the Antarctic Continent, located on the eastern side of Holme Bay on a horseshoe-shaped rock outcrop.

Mawson /Austral./ (RUS) 67° 36' 00.0" S 62° 52' 00.0" E Station
Name ID: 119293 Place ID: 9186

Mawson Station (USA) 67° 36' 16.0" S 62° 52' 15.0" E Station
Name ID: 136201 Place ID: 9186

A year-round station operated by Australia opened in 1954 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

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