Langnes Peninsula ( Coordinates: ) is a narrow rocky peninsula in Antarctica. Of irregular shape, and 9 nautical miles (17 km) long, it is the northernmost of the three main peninsulas that comprise the Vestfold Hills. The name derives from "Langneset" (the long point), applied by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936–37) which mapped the peninsula from aerial photographs.
Koettlitz Glacier is a large Antarctic glacier lying west of Mount Morning and Mount Discovery in the Royal Society Range, flowing from the vicinity of Mount Cocks northeastward between Brown Peninsula and the mainland into the ice shelf of McMurdo Sound.
Zephyr Glacier 1 is a glacier, about 8 miles (13 km) long, flowing westward from the southwest side of Mount Edgell into George VI Sound to the south of Cape Jeremy. The feature was surveyed by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1948, and British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1971–72; photographed from the air by U.S. Navy, 1966. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 after Zephyrus, the west wind. One of several features in this area named after winds.
Aphrodite Glacier is a glacier 15 nautical miles (28 km) long flowing north to the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula 3 nautical miles (6 km) west of Victory Nunatak.
Breidnes Peninsula is a rocky peninsula, 13 nautical miles (24 km) long and 5 nautical miles (9 km) wide, between Ellis Fjord and Langnes Fjord in the Vestfold Hills. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936–37) and named "Breidneset".
Chinn Glacier is a glacier 0.7 miles (1.1 km) long on the south side of Mount Theseus in the Olympus Range, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. A hanging glacier, it terminates on the north wall of Wright Valley. It was named by the New Zealand Geographic Board (1998) after Trevor Chinn of the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited, Christchurch, New Zealand, a glaciologist in McMurdo Dry Valleys for several seasons in the period 1974–93.
Weddell Arm is the southernmost and westernmost arm of Langnes Fjord in the Vestfold Hills. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. Visited in 1955 and 1957 by ANARE parties and so named because they found large numbers of Weddell seals in the area.
Krok Fjord is a narrow sinuous fjord, 11 nautical miles (20 km) long, between Mule Peninsula and Sorsdal Glacier Tongue, at the south end of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. It was mapped from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936–37) and named "Krokfjorden".
Tryne Crossing is a low but rough pass across Langnes Peninsula, Vestfold Hills, leading from the southwest arm of Tryne Fjord to Langnes Fjord. Used for portage and sledges and probably suitable for tracked vehicles. The area was mapped from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936–37), and was photographed by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47). First traversed by an ANARE party led by B.H. Stinear, May 13, 1957, and named for its association with Tryne Fjord.
Tryne Fjord is an irregular-shaped fjord that idents the northern side of Langnes Peninsula in the Vestfold Hills. Mapped and named Tryne Fjord by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37.
Tryne Sound is a short, narrow passage on the north side of Langnes Peninsula, Vestfold Hills, connecting Tryne Bay and Tryne Fjord. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936–37) and named Tryne Sund.
Ellis Fjord is a long narrow fjord between Breidnes Peninsula and Mule Peninsula in the Vestfold Hills of Antarctica. It was photographed by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936–37), and plotted by Norwegian cartographers as a bay and a remnant lake which were called "Mulvik" and "Langevatnet" respectively. Analysis by John Roscoe of air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47) showed these two features to be connected. The feature was renamed Ellis Fjord by Roscoe after Edwin E. Ellis, aerial photographer on U.S. Navy Operation Highjump flights over this area.
Ferrero Bay is a body of water about 15 nautical miles (30 km) wide, lying immediately west of Cosgrove Ice Shelf and occupying the outer (west) part of the embayment between King Peninsula and Canisteo Peninsula. It was mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Commander H. H. Ferrero, communications officer on the staff of the Commander, U.S. Navy Support Force, Antarctica, 1966–68.
Mondor Glacier is a glacier 3.5 nautical miles (6 km) long flowing southwest from the head of Depot Glacier into Duse Bay, Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica. This glacier and Depot Glacier together fill the depression between Hope Bay and Duse Bay which marks the northern limit of Tabarin Peninsula. The glacier was mapped in 1946 and 1956 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who named the feature in association with Tabarin Peninsula. "Operation Tabarin" was derived from the "Bal Tabarin" in Paris. In Recueil General des Oeuvres et Fantaisies de Tabarin, Tabarin was the buffoon who attracted the crowd to the booth where Mondor sold his quack medicines.
Gibbs Glacier is a glacier, 15 nautical miles (28 km) long, flowing southeast into the northern part of Mercator Ice Piedmont on the east side of the Antarctic Peninsula. This feature together with Neny Glacier, which flows northwest, occupy a transverse depression between Mercator Ice Piedmont and Neny Fjord on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula. Gibbs Glacier was photographed from the air and first mapped by the United States Antarctic Service, 1939–41, and the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, 1947–48. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Peter M. Gibbs of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, a surveyor at Horseshoe Island, 1957, and leader at Stonington Island, 1958, who was responsible for the first ground survey of the glacier.
Sørsdal Glacier is a heavily crevassed glacier on the Ingrid Christensen Coast of Princess Elizabeth Land in Antarctica, 15 nautical miles (28 km) long, flowing westward along the south side of Krok Fjord and the Vestfold Hills and terminating in a prominent glacier tongue at Prydz Bay. Discovered in February 1935 by a Norwegian expedition under Captain Klarius Mikkelsen and named for Lief Sørsdal, a Norwegian dentist and a member of the party from the whaling ship Thorshavn that landed at the northern end of the Vestfold Hills.
Taynaya Bay is a bay which is completely enclosed except for a very narrow entrance on the north side, lying within the northern part of Langnes Peninsula, Vestfold Hills. The feature was photographed by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936–37), but was plotted on the subsequent maps as a lake. John Roscoe's 1952 study of air photographs taken by Operation Highjump (1946–47) showed that the bay is connected at the north to the sea. It was photographed by ANARE (1954–58) and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956), the latter applying the name Bukhta Taynaya.
Topografov Island is an island just north of Partizan Island in the north part of the entrance to Langnes Fjord, Vestfold Hills. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936–37). Subsequently, photographed by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47), ANARE (1954–58) and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956). The latter named it Ostrov Topografov.
Kiel Glacier is a broad, heavily crevassed glacier descending southwest from Edward VII Peninsula, Antarctica, just east of the Rockefeller Mountains. The glacier was partially delineated from aerial photographs obtained by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1928–30) and subsequently was observed from the air by several U.S. expeditions to the area. It is named for driver Max R. Kiel, U.S. Navy, of the Mobile Construction Battalion, who lost his life on March 5, 1956, when his tractor fell into a crevasse about 20 nautical miles (40 km) westward of this glacier while attempting to establish a trail to Byrd Station.
Luncke Ridge is a fairly prominent ridge on the northern side of the eastern extremity of Langnes Fjord in the Vestfold Hills of Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37. The ridge was seen in 1957 by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions party and named for Bernhard Luncke, a Norwegian cartographer who plotted the Vestfold Hills area for the Hansen Atlas.
Langnes Fjord is a narrow fjord, 10 nautical miles (19 km) long, between Langnes Peninsula and Breidnes Peninsula in the Vestfold Hills of Antarctica. It was mapped from air photos by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936–37) and named after Langnes Peninsula. John Roscoe's 1952 study of air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47) revealed that this fjord continues farther east than was previously mapped, and that it includes what had been plotted as an isolated lake which the Norwegians had called "Breidvatnet."
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