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
Milky Way (GBR) 71° 13' 00.0" S 68° 47' 00.0" W Road
Name ID: 110151 Place ID: 9559

ice-covered area between Planet Heights and the S part of LeMay Range, running NNW from the vicinity of Mount Ariel to the vicinity of Nonplus Crag, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; so named in association with the names of planets in this area (APC, 1961, p.3; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, end map; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/14, 1-DOS 1974).

Milky Way (USA) 71° 11' 00.0" S 68° 55' 00.0" W Road
Name ID: 128887 Place ID: 9559

Col between the S part of LeMay Range and Planet Heights, which is the highest point on a possible sledging route between Jupiter and Uranus Glaciers in the E part of Alexander Island. First mapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by the UK-APC from association with nearby Planet Heights and the glaciers which are named for planets.

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