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Matataua Glacier

Matataua Glacier, formerly Marchant Glacier is a glacier, about 7 nautical miles long, which drains the slopes of Rampart Ridge between Mount Bishop and Mount Potter and flows northwest to the vicinity of Mount Bockheim, in the Royal Society Rang ...

Matchless Mountain

Matchless Mountain is a mountain which rises to 1.140 metres on the south margin of Fry Glacier, at the juncture of Atka Glacier, in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land, Antarctica. The name was suggested by New Zealand geologist Christopher J. Burge ...

Mount Matz

Mount Matz is a mountain, 1.300 metres high, at the west side of the terminus of Anderton Glacier, forming the end of a ridge descending south from the Eisenhower Range to Reeves Glacier, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United ...

Mawson Glacier

Mawson Glacier is a large glacier on the east coast of Victoria Land, Antarctica, descending eastward from the Antarctic Plateau to the north of Trinity Nunatak and the Kirkwood Range, to enter the Ross Sea, where it forms the Nordenskjold Ice To ...

Maya Mountain

Maya Mountain is a small pyramidal mountain, about 2.000 metres high, between Aztec Mountain and Pyramid Mountain, just south of Taylor Glacier in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expeditio ...

Mayewski Peak

Mayewski Peak is a peak in the Saint Johns Range of Victoria Land, Antarctica, located midway on the ridge that bounds the north side of Baldwin Valley. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Paul A. Mayewski who participat ...

Mount Meister

Mount Meister is a mountain, 2.520 metres high, on the west side of Priestley Glacier, surmounting the north end of Nash Ridge of the Eisenhower Range, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from survey ...

Melcon Peak

Melcon Peak is an ice-covered peak rising to 2.500 metres 1.1 nautical miles south of Shapeless Mountain in Victoria Land, Antarctica. There is exposed rock on the south side of this wedge-shaped elevation. The peak was named by the Advisory Comm ...

Mericle Rock

Mericle Rock is a nunatak in the middle of Campbell Glacier, approximately 9 nautical miles from its head, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–64, and was ...

Merrell Valley

Merrell Valley is a valley in the Convoy Range of Antarctica. It is officially described as: A long, narrow ice-free within a column, running North from its head to the East of mount Gunn in the valley of Greenville. Appears in the 1957 New Zeala ...

Midship Glacier

Midship Glacier is a broad flat glacier filling the bulk of Alatna Valley and having its origin on the slopes of Mount Morrison to the south, in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land, Antarctica. From 1957 this ice body was considered part of Benson Gl ...

Mount Mignone

Mount Mignone is a peak in the Cathedral Rocks, Royal Society Range, rising to 2.025 metres between Darkowski Glacier and Bol Glacier in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was named in 1992 by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in association w ...

Miller Glacier

Miller Glacier is a glacier about 1 nautical mile wide, described by Griffith Taylor as a transection glacier lying in a transverse trough and connecting Cotton Glacier and Debenham Glacier in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by the W ...

Miller Nunatak

Miller Nunatak is a sharp pointed nunatak rising above the ice at the lower end of Campbell Glacier, 5 nautical miles east-southeast of Mount Dickason, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from survey ...

Mills Peak

Mills Peak is a sharp peak in the Deep Freeze Range of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It rises to 1.420 metres along the west side of Campbell Glacier between Mount Queensland and the terminus of Bates Glacier. Mills Peak was mapped by the United Sta ...

Mirabilite Pond

Mirabilite Pond is an alkali pond at a high elevation in the southern part of Antarcticas Hidden Valley, west of Koettlitz Glacier. The pond is located on the northern side of the ridge that bounds the southeast part of Hidden Valley. The feature ...

Mistake Peak

Mistake Peak is a snowy peak, about 2.600 metres high, rising 3 nautical miles west-southwest of Shapeless Mountain, at the south end of the Willett Range in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was so named in 1957 by the New Zealand Northern Survey Pa ...

Mitchell Glacier

Mitchell Glacier is a glacier which descends steeply from Chaplains Tableland in the northeast of the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land, Antarctica, flowing east-northeast between Transit Ridge and Ibarra Peak to join the Blue Glacier drainage s ...

The Mitten

The Mitten is a bare flat-topped mountain, which resembles a mitten when viewed from above, standing 3 nautical miles northwest of Mount Armytage in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Surve ...

Mollweide Glacier

Mollweide Glacier is a steep glacier 1 nautical mile south of Mount Kowalczyk, descending west from Hobbs Ridge into Blue Glacier, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. The name is one of a group in the area associated with surveying applied in 1993 by t ...

Monastery Nunatak

Monastery Nunatak is a spectacular isolated nunatak at the head of Ferrar Glacier, between Mount Feather and Pivot Peak, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. A cap of pale sandstone, with vertical walls, standing above a horizontal base of black dolerit ...

Lake Morning

Lake Morning is an ice lake, nearly 2 nautical miles long, lying 9 nautical miles north of Mount Morning along the east side of Koettlitz Glacier in Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and Navy air ...

Mount Morrison (Victoria Land)

Mount Morrison is a mountain, 1.895 metres high, standing between Midship Glacier and the head of Cleveland Glacier in the Prince Albert Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition and na ...

Mount Moxley

Mount Moxley is a peak in the Royal Society Range, surmounting the divide between Potter and Wirdnam Glaciers. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and Navy air photos. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 19 ...

Mulligan Peak

Mulligan Peak is an ice-free peak 1 nautical mile north of Robison Peak, at the north end of Willett Range in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for John J. Mulligan of the U.S. Bureau of Mines, who scaled this peak and ...

Murcray Heights

Murcray Heights is a cluster of prominent heights that rise to 3.091 metres at the south end of Sickle Ridge, Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. It is named after the Murcray brothers, David G. and Frank H., and Frank J. Murcray, University of D ...

Murihau Peak

Murihau Peak is a peak 1.5 miles west of Armitage Saddle. It rises to 2026 m on the west-east ridge at the head of Blue Glacier, Royal Society Range. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board in 1994. Murihau is a Maori name meaning" area of gentle b ...

Murphy Peak

Murphy Peak is a prominent, partly ice-covered peak, 1.280 m, standing at the south side of Salmon Glacier, 2.7 nautical miles southwest of Haggerty Hill, on the Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1992 a ...

Mount Murray (Antarctica)

Mount Murray is a sharp granite peak, 1.005 m, standing 8 nautical miles west of Bruce Point on the north side of Mawson Glacier in Victoria Land. First charted by the British Antarctic Expedition which named it for James Murray, biologist with t ...

Mount Naab

Mount Naab is a mountain in Antarctica, to the south of Mount Schmidtman, 1.710 m, which surmounts the east part of Eastwind Ridge in the Convoy Range. It was mapped by the United States Geological survey USGS from ground surveys and Navy picture ...

Nadir Bluff

Nadir Bluff is a bluff which forms a shoulderlike projection from the east side of Mount Feather in the Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. One of a group of names in the area associated with surveying applied in 1993 by New Zealand Geographic ...

Nansen Ice Sheet

Nansen Ice Sheet, or Nansen Ice Shelf, is a 30-mile-long by 10-mile-wide ice shelf. It is nourished by the Priestley and Reeves Glaciers and abutting the north side of the Drygalski Ice Tongue, along the coast of Victoria Land, Antarctica. This f ...

Nash Ridge

Nash Ridge is a high, massive ridge of eastern Eisenhower Range, about 10 nautical miles long and 5 nautical miles wide, projecting between the flow of the OKane and Priestley Glaciers, in Victoria Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey ...

Mount Nespelen

Mount Nespelen is a massive mountain, the highest in the coastal ranges between the Mackay and Fry Glaciers, lying on the north side of Benson Glacier, 4 nautical miles south of Mount Davidson. Named by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of th ...

Mount Neumayer

Mount Neumayer is a mountain surmounting DUrville Wall on the north side of the terminus of David Glacier, in Victoria Land. Discovered by the Discovery expedition, 1901–04, under Scott, who named this feature for Georg von Neumayer, German geoph ...

New Glacier

New Glacier is a small glacier flowing east-northeast from the low ice-covered plateau at the south side of Mackay Glacier, terminating at the southwest extremity of Granite Harbour, immediately north of Mount England, in Victoria Land. Charted a ...

Mount New Zealand

Mount New Zealand is a large mountain, 2.890 m, standing immediately northwest of Nash Ridge on the south side of Priestley Glacier, in the Eisenhower Range, Victoria Land. Discovered by the Discovery expedition, 1901–04, which named this mountai ...

Nordenskjold Ice Tongue

Nordenskjold Ice Tongue is a broad glacier tongue extending eastward from the Mawson Glacier into the Ross Sea in Antarctica. Discovered by the discovery expedition 1901-04, and named for Otto nordenskiöld. Although this feature is a glacier, the ...

Northern Foothills

Northern Foothills is a line of coastal hills on the west side of Terra Nova Bay, Victoria Land, lying southward of Browning Pass and forming a peninsular continuation of the Deep Freeze Range. So named by the Northern Party of the British Antarc ...

Northwind Glacier

Northwind Glacier is a large Antarctic glacier, one of the major sources of the Fry Glacier, in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land. The glacier drains the west part of Flight Deck Neve and flows north between Elkhorn Ridge and Sunker Nunataks to Fry ...

Norton Crag

Norton Crag is a rock summit) in northeastern Halfway Nunatak, near the center of the upper Skelton Glacier. It is named after William L. Norton, United States Geological Survey cartographer, member of satellite surveying team at South Pole Stati ...

OKane Glacier

OKane Glacier is a steep glacier, 15 nautical miles long, draining the east wall of Eisenhower Range between Mount Baxter and Eskimo Point and flowing southeast to its terminus opposite the mouths of the Priestley and Corner Glaciers at the north ...

Oates Piedmont Glacier

Oates Piedmont Glacier is an extensive lowland piedmont ice sheet east of the Kirkwood Range, occupying the whole of the coastal platform between the Fry and Mawson Glaciers in Victoria Land. Surveyed in 1957 and named by the New Zealand Northern ...

Oscar Point

Oscar Point is a small rock point along the north shore of Terra Nova Bay, 1 nautical mile northwest of Markham Island, in Victoria Land. Discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898–1900, and named for King Oscar of Norway and Sweden. C. ...

Overflow Glacier

Overflow Glacier is a steep tributary glacier spilling into Ferrar Glacier from the south, just east of Briggs Hill, in Victoria Land. Given this descriptive name by the Western Journey Party, led by Taylor, of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1 ...

Pa Tio Gap

Pa Tio Gap is a glacier-filled gap at 1.000 m. It trends east-west between Robertson Massif and Endeavour Massif in Kirkwood Range, Victoria Land, Antarctica. "Pa Tio Tio" is a Maori word meaning "frozen over". This article incorporates public do ...

Palais Glacier

Palais Glacier is a broad glacier, about 8 nautical miles long, flowing north between Wilkniss Mountains and Colwell Massif to enter Ferrar Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1994 after Julie Michelle Pal ...

Pascoe Glacier

Pascoe Glacier is a cirque glacier, 1.5 nautical miles long, which flows into Greenville Valley from the north end of Staten Island Heights, in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land. The name was applied by geologist Christopher J. Burgess, Victoria Un ...

Pearsall Ridge

Pearsall Ridge is a ridge, for the most part ice-covered, which extends east-northeast from Royal Society Range between Descent Pass and Covert Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Richard A. Pea ...

Penance Pass

Penance Pass is the lowest, and easternmost, pass from Shangri-la to the Miers Valley. Named by the New Zealand Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition, 1960-61. This article incorporates public domain material from the Geological ...