A report on Scott Coast

Location of the Scott Coast (marked in orange) within the Ross Dependency

Portion of the coast of Victoria Land between Cape Washington and Minna Bluff.

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Location of the Scott Coast (marked in orange) within the Ross Dependency

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Area map of Victoria land.

Victoria Land

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Region in eastern Antarctica which fronts the western side of the Ross Sea and the Ross Ice Shelf, extending southward from about 70°30'S to 78°00'S, and westward from the Ross Sea to the edge of the Antarctic Plateau.

Region in eastern Antarctica which fronts the western side of the Ross Sea and the Ross Ice Shelf, extending southward from about 70°30'S to 78°00'S, and westward from the Ross Sea to the edge of the Antarctic Plateau.

Area map of Victoria land.

The rocky promontory of Minna Bluff is often regarded as the southernmost point of Victoria Land, and separates the Scott Coast to the north from the Hillary Coast of the Ross Dependency to the south.

Minna Bluff

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Rocky promontory at the eastern end of a volcanic Antarctic peninsula projecting deep into the Ross Ice Shelf at -78.51667°N, 166.41667°W.

Rocky promontory at the eastern end of a volcanic Antarctic peninsula projecting deep into the Ross Ice Shelf at -78.51667°N, 166.41667°W.

The bluff is often regarded as the southernmost point of Victoria Land, and separates the Scott Coast to the north from the Hillary Coast of the Ross Dependency to the south.

Emperor penguins breed in the IBA

Cape Washington

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Prominent cape, 275 m, marking the south extremity of the cove which separates Wood Bay and Terra Nova Bay, in Victoria Land.

Prominent cape, 275 m, marking the south extremity of the cove which separates Wood Bay and Terra Nova Bay, in Victoria Land.

Emperor penguins breed in the IBA

It separates the Borchgrevink Coast to the north from the Scott Coast to the south.