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Barne Glacier ( Coordinates: ) is a steep glacier in Antarctica which descends from the western slopes of Mount Erebus and terminates on the west side of Ross Island, between Cape Barne and Cape Evans where it forms a steep ice cliff. It was discovered by the Discovery Expedition, 1901–04, under Robert Falcon Scott, and named by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, under Ernest Shackleton, after nearby Cape Barne, which itself is named after Michael Barne of Sotterley, Suffolk who was the second lieutenant during the Discovery Expedition.
The Dominion Range is a broad mountain range, about 48 km (30 mi) long, forming a prominent salient at the juncture of the Beardmore and Mill glaciers in Antarctica. The range is part of the Queen Maud Mountains
Ferrar Glacier is a glacier in Antarctica. It is about 35 nautical miles long, flowing from the plateau of Victoria Land west of the Royal Society Range to New Harbour in McMurdo Sound. The glacier makes a right (east) turn northeast of Knobhead, where it is apposed, i.e., joined in Siamese-twin fashion, to Taylor Glacier. From there, it continues east along the south side of the Kukri Hills to New Harbour.
Hut Point Peninsula is a long, narrow peninsula from 3 to 5 km wide and 24 km (15 mi) long, projecting south-west from the slopes of Mount Erebus on Ross Island, Antarctica. McMurdo Station (US) and Scott Base (NZ) are Antarctic research stations located on the Hut Point Peninsula.
Kirkby Glacier is a glacier, 20 miles (30 km) in length. This glacier drains the central Anare Mountains of Antarctica and flows northwest to the sea 3 miles (5 km) from Cape North, and just north of Arthurson Bluff, northern Victoria Land.
Williams Cliff is a prominent rock cliff that stands out from the ice-covered southwest slopes of Mount Erebus, situated 6 nautical miles (11 km) east of Cape Barne on Ross Island. This rock cliff was mapped by the British Antarctic Expedition under Scott, 1910–13, and identified simply as "Bold Cliff" on maps resulting from that expedition. It was named Williams Cliff by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1964 to commemorate Richard T. Williams, who lost his life when his tractor broke through the ice at McMurdo Sound in January 1956.
Wilson Stream is a meltwater stream which flows from the ice-free lower west slopes of Mount Bird, to the south of Alexander Hill, and over steep sea cliffs into Wohlschlag Bay, Ross Island. Mapped by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958–59, and named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) for J. Wilson, mountaineer assistant with the expedition.
Cape Barne is a steep, rocky bluff rising to 120 m between Cape Royds and Cape Evans on the west side of Ross Island. Discovered by the Discovery expedition, 1901–04, under Robert F. Scott, and named by him for Lieutenant Michael Barne, Royal Navy, a member of the expedition.
Berwick Glacier is a tributary glacier, 14 nautical miles (26 km) long, flowing southeast between the Marshall Mountains and the Adams Mountains to enter Beardmore Glacier at Willey Point in Antarctica. It was named by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, (BrAE) after HMS Berwick, a vessel on which Lieutenant Jameson B. Adams of the BrAE had served. The map of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910–13, and some subsequent maps transpose the positions of Berwick Glacier and Swinford Glacier. The latter lies 12 nautical miles (22 km) southwestward, and the original 1907–09 application of Berwick Glacier is the one recommended.
Caughley Beach is the northernmost beach on the ice-free coast south-west of Cape Bird, Ross Island, Antarctica. It was mapped by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1958–59, and named for Graeme Caughley, biologist with the party that visited Cape Bird. New College Valley, Antarctic Specially Protected Area (ASPA) No.116, lies above the beach.
Mount Cis is a hill, 184 metres (604 ft) high, located 1.1 nautical miles (2 km) northeast of Cape Barne in western Ross Island. It was named by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, at the suggestion of geologist Raymond Priestley, after one of the expeditionary dogs.
Nilsen Bay is a small bay just west of Strahan Glacier, and 18 nautical miles (33 km) east-southeast of Cape Daly. Discovered in February 1931 by the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson, who named it after the master of the Norwegian whaler Sir James Clark Ross which transported coal to Antarctic waters for the Discovery. On the map published in the Cape Daly and the Strahan Glacier is called Nielsen Bay. Recent examination of Mawson's notes shows that the bay was placed too far west and the name misspelled.
Darkowski Glacier is a glacier in the Cathedral Rocks, flowing north between Zoller Glacier and Bol Glacier into the Ferrar Glacier of Victoria Land. It was charted by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910–13, under Robert Falcon Scott, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1964 for Lieutenant Leon S. Darkowski, U.S. Navy, chaplain in 1957 at the Naval Air Facility on McMurdo Sound.
Kukri Hills is a prominent east-west trending range, about 25 nautical miles (46 km) long and over 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) high, forming the divide between Ferrar Glacier on the south and Taylor Glacier and Taylor Valley on the north, in Victoria Land, Antarctica.
Turret Cone is a small summit that is locally conspicuous, located 3.8 nautical miles (7 km) east of Cape Royds and 3 nautical miles (6 km) northeast of Cape Barne on Ross Island. Descriptively named by Griffith Taylor of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13.
Marret Glacier is a channel glacier about 4 nautical miles (7 km) wide and 4 nautical miles long, flowing northeast from the continental ice of Antarctica to the coast close east of Cape Robert. It was delineated from aerial photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Mario Marret, the leader of the French Antarctic Expedition, 1952–53, whose party extended reconnaissance of the coastal features to the west side of Victor Bay.
Hobbs Glacier is a glacier situated in a steep, rock-walled cirque at the northwest side of Hamilton Point, and flowing southeast into the southern part of Markham Bay on the east coast of James Ross Island, Antarctica. It was first seen and surveyed by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, under Otto Nordenskiöld, who named it for Professor William H. Hobbs, an American geologist and glaciologist.
Terrace Lake is a descriptive name for a small, elongate lake which lies in a valley with moraine from the Barne Glacier, about 0.5 nautical miles (0.9 km) east of Cape Barne on Ross Island. The name appears on the maps of the British Antarctic Expedition (1910–13), but may have been applied earlier by the British Antarctic Expedition (1907–09).
The Ramp is a steep rocky slope 0.5 nautical miles (0.9 km) inland from Cape Evans, Ross Island. The slope is 0.5 nautical miles (0.9 km) long and rises to 50 m. Descriptively named by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13.
Cape Kerr is a high snow-covered cape at the north side of Barne Inlet, the terminus of Byrd Glacier at the west side of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. It was discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (1901–04) and named for Admiral of the Fleet, Lord Walter Kerr, one of the Sea Lords who lent his assistance to the expedition.
New Harbour is a bay about 10 miles (16 km) wide between Cape Bernacchi and Butter Point along the coast of Victoria Land, due west of Ross Island. It was discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (1901–04) and so named because this new harbor was found while the Discovery was seeking the farthest possible southern anchorage along the coast of Victoria Land. The Ferrar Glacier flows into the bay, which overlooked by Mount Barnes, which sits at the eastern end of the Kukri Hills range.
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