Overton Peak is a peak in the Desko Mountains, rising to about 550 metres (1,800 ft) at the southeast end of Rothschild Island. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Commander Robert H. Overton, U.S. Coast Guard, Executive Officer, USCGC Westwind, U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze, 1971.
Explorers Range is a large mountain range in the Bowers Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica, extending from Mount Bruce in the north to Carryer Glacier and McLin Glacier in the south. Named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) for the northern party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1963–64, whose members carried out a topographical and geological survey of the area. The names of several party members are assigned to features in and about this range. All of the geographical features listed below lie situated on the Pennell Coast, a portion of Antarctica lying between Cape Williams and Cape Adare.
The Desko Mountains are a west-northwest–east-southeast mountain range on Rothschild Island, off northwest Alexander Island. The mountain range spans 20 nautical miles (37 km) from Bates Peak to Overton Peak and rises to about 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) at Enigma Peak, Fournier Ridge.
Thuma Peak is a mainly ice-free peak in the Desko Mountains, rising 2 miles (3 km) northwest of Overton Peak in southeast Rothschild Island. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Captain Jack S. Thuma, U.S. Coast Guard.
Herz Glacier is a glacier flowing southeast from the vicinity of Mount Paterson to the east coast of South Georgia. It was named by the Second German Antarctic Expedition under Wilhelm Filchner, 1911–12.
The Gothic Mountains is a group of mountains, 32 kilometres (20 mi) long, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica, located west of Watson Escarpment and bounded by Scott Glacier, Albanus Glacier, and Griffith Glacier. The mountains were first visited in December 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party led by Quin Blackburn. The name was proposed by Edmund Stump, leader of a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) - Arizona State University geological party which made investigations here in the 1980-81 season. The mountains are composed of granites which have weathered to produce a series of spires and peaks reminiscent of a Gothic cathedral.
The Juno Peaks are two steep-sided nunataks with a small rock to the west, forming part of an east-west ridge 6 nautical miles (11 km) southwest of Mimas Peak, lying near the head of Saturn Glacier in southern Alexander Island, Antarctica. They were mapped from trimetrogon air photography taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, 1947–48, and from survey by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, 1948–50. The nunataks were named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee after Juno, one of the asteroids lying between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter.
The Journal Peaks are two groups of separated peaks and nunataks which trend east-west for about 8 nautical miles (15 km). They rise 17 nautical miles (31 km) southeast of the Seward Mountains in central Palmer Land, Antarctica. The peaks were mapped by the United States Geological Survey from U.S. Navy aerial photography, 1966–69, and were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after the Antarctic Journal of the United States, established 1966, a publication of the Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, reporting on the U.S. Antarctic Research Program and related activities.
Plummer Glacier is a short glacier descending east through the Enterprise Hills to the north of Lippert Peak and the Douglas Peaks, in the Heritage Range in Antarctica. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1961-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Charles C. Plummer, United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) glaciologist at Palmer Station in 1965.
Pesce Peninsula is a broad snow-covered peninsula lying between Rameau Inlet and Verdi Inlet on the north side of the Beethoven Peninsula, situated in the southwest portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. Dykeman Point is the main and only headland on Pesce Peninsula marking the northern extremity of the peninsula. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947–48, and mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander Victor L. Pesce, U.S. Navy, Commanding Officer, U.S. Navy Antarctic Development Squadron Six (VXE-6), from May 1980 to May 1981. Pesce Peninsula is one of the eight peninsulas of Alexander Island.
Fernette Peak is a peak, 2,700 metres (8,900 ft) high, that rises above the south-central part of Roberts Massif in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–65, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Gregory L. Fernette, a United States Antarctic Research Program field assistant in Antarctica during the 1968–69 season.
Foley Glacier is a glacier about 4 nautical miles (7 km) long flowing north from the western end of Thurston Island just east of Cape Petersen. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Kevin M. Foley, of the United States Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, a computer specialist and team member of the Glaciological and Coastal-Change Maps of Antarctica Project.
Foreman Glacier is a glacier flowing south-southeast from the Havre Mountains in the northern portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. It drains the southwest slopes of Dimitrova Peak and the west slopes of Breze Peak and flows into Palestrina Glacier north of Balan Ridge in Sofia University Mountains. The glacier was surveyed by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1975–76, and was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1980 after David Alexander Foreman, a BAS aircraft mechanic at Adelaide Station, 1973–76.
Gluck Peak is a rock peak, 335 metres (1,100 ft) high, located 6.5 nautical miles (12 km) south-southwest of Mount Borodin and immediately north of Alyabiev Glacier, lying between the bases of Bennett Dome and Shostakovich Peninsula on south side of the Beethoven Peninsula, southwest Alexander Island, Antarctica. It was first mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, 1947–48, by D. Searle of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1960, and was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee after Christoph Willibald von Gluck, the Austrian composer (1714-1787).
Mefjell Glacier is a glacier, 5 nautical miles (9 km) long, flowing northwest into Gjel Glacier between Menipa Peak and Mefjell Mountain in the Sør Rondane Mountains of Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and named Mefjellbreen.
Mount Twomey is a somewhat detached peak situated on the northwest margin of the Morozumi Range, 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km) northwest of Berg Peak. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Arthur A. Twomey, United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geologist at McMurdo Station, 1967–68 and 1968–69.
Klevekampen Mountain is a large, mainly ice-free mountain 3 nautical miles (6 km) east of Kubus Mountain in the Filchner Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was plotted from air photos by the Third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–39), was mapped from surveys and air photos by the Sixth Norwegian Antarctic Expedition (1956–60) and named Klevekampen. Aurkleven Cirque lies between Klevekampen and Kubus.
Schneider Peak is a peak rising to about 1,300 m near the head of Rankin Glacier, 6 nautical miles (11 km) west-southwest of Mount Geier, Schirmacher Massif, on the Black Coast of Palmer Land. The peak was mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1966–69, and was visited by a joint USGS-BAS geological party, 1986-87. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1988 after David L. Schneider, cartographer, USGS, a member of the USGS satellite surveying team at Australia's Casey Station, winter party 1974. While assigned to the Law Dome ice-drilling team during March 1974, Schneider assisted in the rescue of three Australian co-workers whose Nodwell snow traverse vehicle had fallen into a deep crevasse.
Reuning Glacier is a glacier situated on the north side of Beethoven Peninsula, lying within the southwest portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. The glacier flows in a northwest direction and joins Hushen Glacier in discharging into south Mendelssohn Inlet. The glacier was first mapped by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken 1967-68 and U.S. Landsat imagery taken 1972-73. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Winifred M. Reuning, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation (NSF), Editor, Antarctic Journal of the United States, from 1980.
The Landers Peaks are a group of peaks 4 nautical miles (7 km) east of Mount Braun, rising to about 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) between Palestrina Glacier and Nichols Snowfield in the northern portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. They were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Commander Robert J. Landers, U.S. Navy, an LC-130 aircraft pilot in Squadron VXE-6 during U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze, 1965 and 1966.
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