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
Mirny (AUS) 66° 33' 09.9" S 93° 00' 32.9" E Station
Name ID: 2497 Place ID: 9647

The base of the Soviet Antarctic Expedition on the coast of Queen Mary Land, just south of Haswell Island. The station was established early in 1956. Named after the sloop Mirny, one of the ships of the Bellingshausen Expedition (1819-21).

Mirny Station (USA) 66° 33' 07.0" S 93° 00' 52.0" E Station
Name ID: 136216 Place ID: 9647

A year-round station operated by Russia opened in 1956 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

Mirnyj, nauchnaja stancija /SSSR/ (RUS) 66° 33' 00.0" S 93° 01' 00.0" E Station
Name ID: 119453 Place ID: 9647

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