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
Mercury Glacier (AUS) 79° 34' 00.1" S 157° 16' 59.9" E Glacier
Name ID: 621 Place ID: 9452

A well marked glacier flowing from the slopes of Mt Hughes in the Cook Mountains, Eastern AAT. It is a wide glacier with little debris, snow on blue ice near the top and extensive blue ice in the lower part.

Mercury Glacier (NZL) 79° 33' 27.7" S 157° 17' 18.5" E Glacier
Name ID: 140033 Place ID: 9452

A wide hanging glacier flowing south from the slopes of Mount Hughes in the Cook Mountains. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MM05

Mercury Glacier (USA) 79° 34' 00.0" S 157° 17' 00.0" E
Name ID: 136776 Place ID: 9452

A wide glacier flowing S from the slopes of Mount Hughes in the Cook Mountains. In association with the names from Greek mythology grouped in this area, named by NZ-APC after Mercury, a god in Greek mythology.

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