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
Bartók Glacier (GBR) 69° 45' 00.0" S 71° 04' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 107686 Place ID: 962

flowing SW into Gilbert Glacier, N Alexander Island, was seen from the air and roughly mapped by BGLE, 1 February 1937 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); following map compilation by FIDS in 1959 from air photographs taken by RARE in 1947, named after Béla Bartók (1881-1945), Hungarian composer, in association with the names of other composers in this area (APC, 1961, p.2; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Bartók Glacier (USA) 69° 38' 00.0" S 71° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 122247 Place ID: 962

Glacier, 7 mi long and 3 mi wide, flowing SW from the S end of the Elgar Uplands in the N part of Alexander Island. First photographed from the air and roughly mapped by the BGLE in 1937. More accurately mapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by the UK-APC after Bela Bartok (1881-1945), Hungarian composer.

Rauer Group (AUS) 68° 51' 00.0" S 77° 50' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 962 Place ID: 11898

A group of rocky islands lying between the Sørsdal Glacier tongue and Ranvik Bay off Ingrid Christensen Coast. Discovered and called Rauer by a Norwegian expedition under Mikkelsen in February, 1935.

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