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
Mjell Glacier (USA) 72° 07' 00.0" S 26° 06' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 128992 Place ID: 9696

Glacier 9 mi long, flowing NE between Mount Bergersen and Isachsen Mountain in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named Mjellbreen (the dry-snow glacier).

Mjellbreen (NOR) 72° 13' 30.0" S 26° 10' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 115620 Place ID: 9696

Glacier between Bergersenfjellet and Isachsenfjellet in Sør-Rondane. Mjell=light and dry new snow.

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