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Sætet,[1] also known as Saetet Cirque, is a large cirque in the north side of Jutulsessen, in the Gjelsvik Mountains, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. Photographed from the air by the Third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–39). Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE) (1949–1952), led by John Schjelderup Giæver and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958–59) and named Sætet, meaning "the seat".


  1. ^ "Sætet". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 

Coordinates: 72°1′S 2°42′E / 72.017°S 2.700°E / -72.017; 2.700 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Sætet" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).