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
Blanchard Nunataks (GBR) 72° 00' 00.0" S 64° 47' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 107836 Place ID: 1443

S-most part of Gutenko Mountains (q.v.), rising to c. 1500m, were photographed from the air by USN, 1966-69, and mapped from air photographs by USGS; in association with Guthridge Nunataks (q.v.) and Journal Peaks (q.v.), named after Lloyd G. Blanchard, of the Office of Polar Programs, US National Science Foundation; Associate Editor, Antarctic Journal of the United States, 1973-78 (APC, 1977, p.6; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981).

Blanchard Nunataks (USA) 72° 00' 00.0" S 64° 50' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 122618 Place ID: 1443

An east-west trending group of nunataks, about 16 mi long, marking the south end of the Gutenko Mountains in central Palmer Land. Mapped by USGS in 1974. Named by US-ACAN for Lloyd G. Blanchard, of the Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, Assistant Editor, Antarctic Journal of the United States.

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