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
Mefjell (NOR) 72° 05' 00.0" S 25° 00' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115601 Place ID: 9380

Mountain area in the middle part of Sør-Rondane. M.=middle mountain.

Mefjell Mountain (USA) 72° 05' 00.0" S 25° 03' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 128757 Place ID: 9380

Large mountain rising to 3,080 m, standing 5 mi W of Mount Bergersen in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1946 from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47. Named Mefjell (middle mountain) by the Norwegians because of its central location in the mountain group.

Mount Mefjell (RUS) 72° 05' 00.0" S 25° 10' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 119350 Place ID: 9380

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