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
Barnett Glacier (NZL) 70° 59' 00.0" S 167° 30' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 112731 Place ID: 921

The large glacier debouching into Smith Inlet. Named by the USACAN for Donald Barnett, topographic engineer on the US Topo East-West and North-South traverse.

Barnett Glacier (USA) 70° 59' 00.0" S 167° 30' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 122215 Place ID: 921

A large glacier in the Anare Mountains that flows E along the S side of Tapsell Foreland into Smith Inlet, northern Victoria Land. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by US-ACAN after Donald C. Barnett, USGS topographic engineer, a member of USGS Topo East and West, 1962-63, in which the expedition extended geodetic control from the area of Cape Hallett to the Wison Hills (Topo West) and from the foot of Beardmore Glacier through the Horlick Mountains (Topo East).

Honkala Island (AUS) 66° 13' 43.3" S 110° 36' 07.9" E Island
Name ID: 921 Place ID: 6558

An island in the Swain Group about 5 km north-east of Wilkes. The region was photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47) and by ANARE in 1956. Plotted from air photographs taken by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956). Included in a ground survey carried out in 1957 by C.R. Eklund. Named by USACAN after R.A. Honkala, a member of the 1957 Wilkes party.  

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