Peak Seven ( Coordinates: ) is a peak 5 nautical miles (9 km) west-northwest of Summers Peak in the Stinear Nunataks in Mac. Robertson Land. Discovered by an ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) southern party (1954) led by R.G. Dovers. It was the farthest south reached by them. The name was given as a code name in the field and has since been used by later parties.
Palmer Land is the portion of the Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica that lies south of a line joining Cape Jeremy and Cape Agassiz. This application of Palmer Land is consistent with the 1964 agreement between US-ACAN and UK-APC, in which the name Antarctic Peninsula was approved for the major peninsula of Antarctica, and the names Graham Land and Palmer Land for the northern and southern portions, respectively. The line dividing them is roughly 69° S.
Abramów is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Goraj, within Biłgoraj County, Lublin Voivodeship, in eastern Poland. It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south-east of Goraj, 15 km (9 mi) north of Biłgoraj, and 64 km (40 mi) south of the regional capital Lublin.
Santovenia de Pisuerga is a municipality located in the province of Valladolid, Castile and León, Spain. It has a population of 4,480 inhabitants.
Zebra Peak is a peak 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northeast of Summers Peak in the Stinear Nunataks, Mac. Robertson Land. The feature was visited by D.J. Grainger, geologist with the ANARE Prince Charles Mountains survey party in February 1970. So named by Antarctic Names Committee of Australia (ANCA) because of the irregular bands and lenses of light and dark colored rocks which have the appearance of zebra stripes.
Kesarkoppa is a village in Belgaum district in Karnataka, India.
Mount Blowaway is a gneissic mountain with extensive areas of exposed rock, located 12 nautical miles (22 km) west-northwest of Governor Mountain in the Wilson Hills. So named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1963–64, because three members of the party were forced by a blizzard to abandon their proposed survey and gravity station there.
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.
Summers Peak is the highest peak of the Stinear Nunataks in Mac. Robertson Land. Discovered by an ANARE southern party (1954) led by R.G. Dovers, who named it for Dr. R.O. Summers, medical officer at Mawson Station in 1954.
Stinear Nunataks is a group of dark brown nunataks about 16 nautical miles (30 km) north of Anare Nunataks in Mac. Robertson Land. Visited by an ANARE southern party (1954) led by R.G. Dovers. He named the group for B.H. Stinear, geologist at Mawson Station in 1954. Among the peaks is Zebra Peak, named for its distinctive alternating bands of light and dark rocks. The isolated peak 15 nautical miles southeast of the Stinears is named Mount Macey.
Murtaugh Peak is a sharp peak, 3,085 m, surmounting a ridge 4 nautical miles (7 km) west-northwest of Mount Minshew in the Wisconsin Range, Horlick Mountains, Antarctica. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for John G. Murtaugh, geologist with the Ohio State University geological party to the Horlick Mountains, 1964–65.
Dovers Peak is a peak in the western part of the Stinear Nunataks in Mac. Robertson Land. It was discovered in 1954 by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions party led by Robert G. Dovers, officer in charge at Mawson Station in 1954, for whom it is named.
Eidsgavlen Cliff is a cliff 1 nautical mile (2 km) south of the Eidshaugane Peaks in the Humboldt Mountains of Queen Maud Land. It was discovered and photographed by the Third German Antarctic Expedition, 1938–39. It was mapped from air photos and surveys by the Sixth Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1956–60, and named Eidsgavlen.
Fang Buttress is a rock buttress immediately west of Molar Peak near the south end of the Osterrieth Range of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. The buttress has a small but prominent tooth-like rock in front of it and is a landmark for parties crossing William Glacier. It was surveyed by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, 1955–57, and given this descriptive name by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1959.
Molar Peak is a steep-sided peak, 1,065 metres (3,500 ft) high, between Mount Camber and Copper Peak in the Osterrieth Range of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee following a survey by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1955. The descriptive name arose because the peak is shaped like a tooth.
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).
Henryk Glacier is a glacier on Arctowski Peninsula, on the Danco Coast of Antarctica, with a noteworthy cirque at the head; it flows southwest between Wild Spur and Hubl Peak into Errera Channel. The glacier was named in association with the peninsula after Henryk Arctowski, by the Polish Antarctic Expedition, in about 1993.
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.
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.
Mount Tennant is a conspicuous peak, 690 m, situated at the north end of Rongé Island, off the west coast of Graham Land in Antarctica. It was discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Gerlache, who charted Ronge Island in 1898 and named by members of HMS Snipe, following an Antarctic cruise in January 1948, for Vice Admiral Sir William Tennant, then Commander-in-Chief of the America and West Indies Station.
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