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
Brizuela, cabo (ARG) 62° 29' 00.0" S 60° 50' 00.0" W Bluff
Name ID: 100351 Place ID: 9451

Mercury Bluff (GBR) 62° 29' 23.6" S 60° 49' 27.6" W Bluff
Name ID: 110123 Place ID: 9451

E side of Barclay Bay, Livingston Island, forming SW entrance point of Shirreff Cove, was roughly charted by Fildes in 1821 (Fildes, 1821c); following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, and in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after the sealing ship Mercury (Capt. Robert Wetherell) from London, which visited the South Shetland Islands, 1820-21, and anchored in Shirreff Cove (APC, 1959a, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Cabo Brizuela, so called by AAE after Suboficial Brizuela who died in an accident with a Neptune aircraft in Antarctica (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter B).

Mercury Bluff (USA) 62° 29' 00.0" S 60° 49' 00.0" W Bluff
Name ID: 128809 Place ID: 9451

Perpendicular bluff lying SW of Cape Shirreff and Scarborough Castle on the N coast of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK-APC in 1958 after the sealer Mercury (Captain Wetherell) from London, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21, and anchored in nearby Shirreff Cove.

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