Shell Glacier ( Coordinates: ) is a western lobe of the Mount Bird icecap. It descends steeply in the valley north of Trachyte Hill and Harrison Bluff in the center of the ice-free area on the lower western slopes of Mount Bird, Ross Island. Mapped and so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958–59, because of the marine shell content of the moraines.
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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
Hammond Glacier is located on the northeast side of the Haines Mountains, flowing northwest for about 40 nautical miles (70 km) to Sulzberger Ice Shelf in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was discovered in 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, and named by Richard E. Byrd for John Hays Hammond, an American mining engineer and philanthropist.
Barne Glacier 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.
Meander Glacier is a large meandering tributary to Mariner Glacier in Victoria Land, Antarctica. The glacier emerges in the vicinity of Mount Supernal and Hobbie Ridge and drains generally eastward for 30 nautical miles (56 km) through the Mountaineer Range to join Mariner Glacier just east of Engberg Bluff. The descriptive name was given by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1962–63.
Endeavour Piedmont Glacier is a piedmont glacier, 6 nautical miles long and 2 nautical miles wide, between the southwest part of Mount Bird and Micou Point, Ross Island. In association with the names of expedition ships grouped on this island, it was named after HMNZS Endeavour, a tanker/supply ship which for at least 10 seasons, 1962–63 to 1971–72, transported bulk petroleum products and cargo to Scott Base and McMurdo Station on Ross Island.
Jewell Glacier is a short glacier flowing south-southwest from Mount Grant into Jossac Bight on the south coast of South Georgia. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1982 after John A. Jewell, a British Antarctic Survey field assistant in this area in 1976–77, at Rothera Research Station in 1977–78, and Base Commander at Rothera, 1978–80.
Wirdnam Glacier is a glacier which drains the west slopes of the Royal Society Range between Mounts Moxley and Lisicky and flows west into Skelton Glacier. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and air photos, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Squadron Leader K.A.C. Wirdnam, a RAF pilot stationed at McMurdo Station in 1960 as an observer, who also flew missions for U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6.
Alexander Hill is a 220-metre (720 ft) hill with a prominent seaward cliff face, lying south of Harrison Stream and Cinder Hill on the lower ice-free west slopes of Mount Bird, Ross Island, Antarctica. It was mapped by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1958–59, and named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee for B.N. Alexander, a surveyor with the expedition.
Cinder Hill is a prominent dissected volcano, 305 metres (1,000 ft) high, consisting of layers of red basalt scoria and cinders and abundant olivine nodules, standing between Harrison Stream and Wilson Stream on the ice-free lower west slopes of Mount Bird, Ross Island. It was mapped and descriptively named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1958–59.
Müller Glacier is a tributary glacier, flowing northeast from Millen Range to enter Pearl Harbor Glacier close northwest of Mount Pearson. 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 Dietland Müller-Schwarze, United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) biologist at Hallett Station (1964–65), Cape Crozier, and Palmer Archipelago (1971–72). His wife, Christine Müller-Schwarze, joined him as a member of the biology research parties in the last three summer seasons.
Stuckless Glacier is a broad glacier in the southwest part of Black Island, Ross Archipelago. If flows southwest between Rowe Nunataks and Cape Beck to Moraine Strait, McMurdo Ice Shelf. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1999) after John S. Stuckless, Department of Geology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, who, in several seasons from 1972–73, investigated the geochemistry of McMurdo volcanic rocks, correlating samples from several Ross Island sites with DVDP core samples obtained in McMurdo Dry Valleys.
Trachyte Hill is a prominent hill, 470 m, just south of Shell Glacier in the center of the ice-free area on the lower west slopes of Mount Bird on Ross Island. Mapped and so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958–59, because of the rock type composing the hill.
Mount Petlock is the most prominent mountain in the northeast part of Otway Massif, surmounting the north end of the ridge which borders the east side of Burgess Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for James D. Petlock, United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) ionospheric physicist at South Pole Station, 1963.
Eastwind Glacier is a glacier that drains part of the southern slopes of Mount Terror in southeast Ross Island. It flows southwest and coalesces with the eastern margin of Terror Glacier where the two glaciers enter Fog Bay. In association with the names of expedition ships grouped on this island, it was named after USCGC Eastwind, an icebreaker that made nine Antarctic deployments in support of science activities from U.S. Navy Operation Deepfreeze, 1955–56, through the 1966–67 season.
Patton Glacier is a broad tributary glacier in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. It drains the east slope of the main ridge between Mounts Ostenso and Tyree, flows east-northeastwards between Evans Peak and Versinikia Peak on the north and Mount Bearskin on the south, and enters Ellen Glacier northeast of Zalmoxis Peak and southeast of Mount Jumper.
Fitzgerald Hill is a hill, 230 metres (750 ft) high, standing west of Mount Bird between Fitzgerald Stream and Shell Glacier on Ross Island. It was mapped by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1958–59, and named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee for E.B. Fitzgerald, deputy leader of the expedition.
Harrison Bluff is a pale-colored trachyte headland forming the seaward termination of Trachyte Hill and marking the southern end of McDonald Beach on the western side of Mount Bird, Ross Island, Antarctica. Many skuas nest on the bluff. A survey station marked by a rock cairn was placed on the top of the northwest corner of the bluff by E.B. Fitzgerald of the Cape Bird party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1958–59, and the bluff was named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee for J. Harrison, mountaineer-assistant with the expedition.
Victoria Upper Glacier is a glacier occupying the upper northwest end of Victoria Valley in Antarctica. It was named by the Victoria University of the Wellington Antarctic Expedition (1958–59) for their Alma Mater which sponsored the expedition.
Rim Glacier is a glacier, 10 km long and 2 km wide, flowing north from the polar plateau in a deep valley between Robinson Peak and Mount Vishniac into Mackay Glacier, Victoria Land. The name alludes to the use of a bicycle as a practical means of transportation by a glacial mapping party led by Trevor Chinn, summer season 1992-93, and is part of a theme of cycling names in the area. Approved by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) in 1995.
Clark Glacier is a glacier between Mount Theseus and Mount Allen, occupying a low pass in the eastern part of the Olympus Range in Victoria Land. It was named by the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition, 1958–59, for Professor R.H. Clark, head of the Geology Department at the university, who was immediately responsible for the sponsoring of the expedition.