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Whewell Glacier

Whewell Glacier is a narrow, steep glacier that drains the east slopes of Mount Whewell and merges with the lower part of Honeycomb Glacier, in the Admiralty Mountains, Victoria Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S ...

Mount Whewell

Mount Whewell is a massive mountain between the mouths of Ironside and Honeycomb Glaciers in the Admiralty Mountains, Victoria Land. Named by Sir James Clark Ross, January 15, 1841, for the Reverend Dr. William Whewell, Master of Trinity College, ...

Whiplash Glacier

Whiplash Glacier is a tributary glacier flowing northwestward from Cartographers Range into the lower part of Pearl Harbor Glacier where the direction becomes east, in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land. Named by the northern party of NZFMCAE, ...

Whitcomb Ridge

Whitcomb Ridge is a high, ice-covered ridge along the south side of the head of Gair Glacier, standing 6 nautical miles southeast of Mount Supernal in the Mountaineer Range of Victoria Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from surveys ...

Whitehall Glacier

Whitehall Glacier is a large glacier flowing north into Tucker Inlet between Daniell Peninsula and the southeast part of the Victory Mountains, in Victoria Land. Named by New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1957–58, partly because ...

Wilhelm Glacier

Wilhelm Glacier is an Antarctic glacier 2 nautical miles north of Olson Glacier, draining the north part of the west slopes of Malta Plateau and flowing west into Seafarer Glacier in Victoria Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from s ...

Willett Cove

Willett Cove is a small cove on the south side of Seabee Hook, a recurved spit formed 1 nautical mile west of Cape Hallett at the entrance to Edisto Inlet, Victoria Land. Surveyed in January 1956 by members of U.S. Navy Operation Deepfreeze I fro ...

Willows Nunatak

Willows Nunatak is a nunatak standing 1 nautical mile inland from the south shore of Wood Bay on the coast of Victoria Land, rising above the col between Cape Washington and Mount Melbourne. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from surveys ...

Wood Bay

Wood Bay is a large bay which is bounded by Cape Johnson and Aviator Glacier Tongue on the north, and Cape Washington on the south, along the coast of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was discovered in 1841 by Captain James Clark Ross, Royal Navy, a ...

Wood Glacier

Wood Glacier is a tributary glacier flowing southeast and entering Trafalgar Glacier just east of Mount McDonald in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land. It shares a common saddle with Lensen Glacier which flows northward. Named by the southern p ...

Wood Ridge

Wood Ridge is a flat-topped, ice-covered ridge, 7 nautical miles long, extending in a north-south direction between Campbell and Styx Glaciers in the Southern Cross Mountains, Victoria Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from surveys ...

Wylde Glacier

Wylde Glacier is a glacier situated to the east of Mount Murchison in the Mountaineer Range, draining south between Dessent Ridge and Cape King into Lady Newnes Bay, Victoria Land. Named in 1966 by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee ...

Wylie Ridge

Wylie Ridge is a ridge that extends westward from Meier Peak in the Admiralty Mountains. It parallels the north side of Massey Glacier for 6 nautical miles and terminates at Man-o-War Glacier. Mapped by United States Geological Survey from survey ...

Mount Abbott (Antarctica)

Mount Abbott is a mountain 3.346 feet high, which stands 3 miles northeast of Cape Canwe and is the highest point in the Northern Foothills, in Victoria Land. It overlooks Terra Nova Bay. Mapped by the Northern Party of the British Antarctic Expe ...

Mount Aeolus (Antarctica)

Mount Aeolus is a prominent peak, over 2.000 metres high, between Mount Boreas and Mount Hercules in the Olympus Range of Victoria Land. Named by the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition for Aeolus, the Greek god of the winds. T ...

Airdevronsix Icefalls

Airdevronsix Icefalls is a line of icefalls at the head of Wright Upper Glacier, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. Named by U.S. Navy Operation Deepfreeze for U.S. Navy Air Dev elopment Squad ron Six, which had been formed to provide air support for ...

Mount Alexandra (Antarctica)

Mount Alexandra is a mountain rising to 1.274 metres at the south side of the head of Garwood Glacier in the Denton Hills, Scott Coast. It was named by the New Zealand Geographic Board after Jane Alexandra, an early botanist with an interest in l ...

Mount Allan Thomson

Mount Allan Thomson is a conspicuous mountain surmounted by a dark peak over 1.400 m which stands at the north side of Mackay Glacier, about 3 nautical miles west of the mouth of Cleveland Glacier in Victoria Land. Charted and named by the Britis ...

The Almond

The Almond is a bare, almond-shaped ridge of granite which separates the two coalescing channels of Pyramid Trough, located just west of The Pyramid on the west side of Koettlitz Glacier. Given this descriptive name by the New Zealand Victoria Un ...

Alph Lake

Alph Lake lies at the foot of Ward Valley on the north-west side of Koettlitz Glacier, Scott Coast, Antarctica. It is 0.4 nautical miles long, and surrounded by steep morainic walls. It was named by Griffith Taylor of the British Antarctic Expedi ...

Alph River

Alph River is a small river of Antarctica, running into Walcott Bay, Victoria Land. It is in an ice-free region at the west of the Koettlitz Glacier, Scott Coast. The Alph emerges from Trough Lake, and flows through Walcott Lake, Howchin Lake, an ...

Altar Mountain

Altar Mountain is a prominent mountain over 2.000 metres high, standing at the south end of Arena Valley in Victoria Land, Antarctica. Indicated but not named on Ferrars 1907 map. So named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition ...

The Altiplano

The Altiplano is a small elevated valley between Findlay Ridge and Miers Valley. It was named by a New Zealand Geographical Society field party to the area, 1977-78, after the much larger intermontane plateau of the Andes Mountains. This article ...

Ambalada Peak

Ambalada Peak is a rock peak, 2.160 metres high, standing 2 nautical miles southeast of Griffin Nunatak in the Prince Albert Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy a ...

Anne Hill

Anne Hill is the most prominent hill on Radian Ridge in the Royal Society Range of Victoria Land. It rises to 2.079 metres at the east side of Lava Tongue Pass. It was named after Anne C. Wright, a geologist with, firstly, the New Zealand Geologi ...

Aorta Ridge

Aorta Ridge is a ridge that separates upper Miers Glacier from Adams Glacier and extends eastward to Holiday Peak in the Denton Hills, Scott Coast, Antarctica. The name was approved by the New Zealand Geographic Board in 1994, it derives from ass ...

Apollo Peak

Apollo Peak is a dolerite-capped peak rising to 1.900 metres west of Mount Electra in the Olympus Range, Victoria Land. The peak was named after the god Apollo, in association with other names from Greek mythology used in this range, by the New Z ...

Cape Archer

Cape Archer is a cape which marks the north side of the entrance to Granite Harbour on the coast of Victoria Land. Named by the Northern Party of the British Antarctic Expedition for W.W. Archer, chief steward of the expedition. This article inco ...

Arena Saddle

Arena Saddle is a saddle 1 nautical mile west of Altar Mountain, situated at the midpoint of the east-west ridge which forms the head of Arena Valley in the Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. Named in association with Arena Valley, the name wa ...

Armitage Saddle

Armitage Saddle is the saddle at the head of Blue Glacier, overlooking the Howchin and Walcott Glaciers which drain toward Walcott Bay in the Koettlitz Glacier. The saddle is at the south end of the "Snow Valley" that was mapped by Armitage in 19 ...

Mount Armytage

Mount Armytage is a dome-shaped mountain, 1.855 m, standing north of Mawson Glacier and 14 nautical miles west of Mount Smith in Victoria Land. First charted by the British Antarctic Expedition which named it for Bertram Armytage, a member of the ...

Arnold Cove

Arnold Cove is a cove along the west margin of McMurdo Sound between Gneiss Point and Marble Point, Victoria Land. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Charles L. Arnold, leader of a United States Antarctic Research Progr ...

Mount Arrowsmith (Antarctica)

Mount Arrowsmith in Antarctica is a jagged rock peak near Mount Perseverance, 2 miles along a ridge running northeast from that mountain, and a like distance east of Mount Whitcombe in Victoria Land. Mapped in 1957 by the New Zealand Northern Sur ...

Mount Atholl

Mount Atholl is a mountain in Antarctica, with a peak rising to 728 metres to the west of Mount Alexandra in the Denton Hills, Scott Coast. It was named by the New Zealand Geographic Board in 1994 after Sarah Atholl, an early New Zealand botanist ...

Auger Hill

Auger Hill is a hill in Antarctica. Its peak rises to 1.000 metres between Handley Hill and Coral Hill in the Keble Hills of the Scott Coast. It was named by the New Zealand Geographic Board in 1994. As shallow soil deposits occur on the summit, ...

Auster Pass

Auster Pass is a high pass in the Royal Society Range, between Mount Huggins and Mount Kempe, leading into the Skelton Glacier area from McMurdo Sound. It was named by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expe ...

Avalanche Bay

Avalanche Bay is a bay 1 mile wide southeast of Discovery Bluff in Granite Harbour, Victoria Land. It was mapped by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910–13 under Robert Falcon Scott and named by the expeditions Granite Harbour party because sev ...

Aztec Mountain

Aztec Mountain is a small pyramidal mountain over 2.000 metres high, just southwest of Maya Mountain and west of Beacon Valley in Victoria Land. It was so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition because its shape resembles ...

Backdrop Ridge

Backdrop Ridge in an east-west ridge running to the north of The Stage on the north side of Renegar Glacier, Scott Coast, Antarctica. The ridge links the northern ends of the West, Central, and East Aisle Ridges, and was named by a New Zealand Ge ...

Baker Point

Baker Point is a headland at the south side of the entrance to Explorers Cove, New Harbour, McMurdo Sound, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Dr. Bill James Baker, former associate profe ...

Baldwin Valley

Baldwin Valley is an ice-filled valley in the Saint Johns Range, lying northwest of Pond Peak in Victoria Land of Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Russel R. Baldwin, U.S. Navy, who was in charge of the Air ...

Balham Lake

Balham Lake is a small lake near the center of Balham Valley in Victoria Land. It was named in 1964 by American geologist Parker E. Calkin for its location in Balham Valley.

Ball Stream

Ball Stream is a meltwater stream 2 nautical miles west of Marble Point on the coast of Victoria Land. It issues from the front of Wilson Piedmont Glacier and flows northeast to Surko Stream just west of where the latter enters Arnold Cove. The s ...

Barlow Rocks

The Barlow Rocks are a group of rocks standing below the northwest slopes of Mount Morning on the south margin of upper Koettlitz Glacier in Victoria Land. They were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1994 after Roger A. Barlow ...

Barnacle Valley

Barnacle Valley is an ice-free valley 3 nautical miles west-southwest of Dotson Ridge in the Convoy Range of Victoria Land. The name is one of a group of nautical names in the Convoy Range, this one applied by the 1989–90 New Zealand Antarctic Re ...

Mount Bastion

Mount Bastion is a mountain, 2.530 m, standing west of Webb Glacier and Gibson Spur, where the interior ice plateau meets the Willett Range in Victoria Land. It was named by the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition for its buttr ...

Battleship (Antarctica)

Battleship is an elongated ice-free massif 3 nautical miles long between Rotunda Glacier and Blankenship Glacier, southern tributaries to Ferrar Glacier in the Royal Society Range in Antarctica. It was descriptively named by New Zealand Geographi ...

Baumann Crag

Baumann Crag is a rock crag rising to 1.265 metres and forming the south end of Halfway Nunatak, Victoria Land. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1994 after Christopher C. Baumann, United States Geological Survey cartog ...

Beacon Heights

The Beacon Heights are a small cluster of peaks between Beacon Valley and Arena Valley in Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land, rising to 2.345 metres in West Beacon, and also including East Beacon and South Beacon. They were named by Hartley Fer ...

Becker Point

Becker Point is a headland on Scott Coast at the foot of Miers Valley, Denton Hills, Victoria Land. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Robert A. Becker, Vice President and Project Director of ITT Antarctic Services, c ...