Tent Rock ( Coordinates: ) is a small nunatak shaped like a ridge tent, lying 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) southwest of Thomas Rock and 7 nautical miles (13 km) west of Ricker Hills in the Prince Albert Mountains, Oates Land. Mapped and descriptively named by the Southern Party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1962–63).
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Lillie Glacier is a large glacier in Antarctica, about 100 nautical miles (190 km) long and 10 nautical miles (19 km) wide. It lies between the Bowers Mountains on the west and the Concord Mountains and Anare Mountains on the east, flowing to Ob' Bay on the coast and forming the Lillie Glacier Tongue.
The Prince Albert Mountains are a major mountain group in Antarctica over 320 km (200 mi) long. Located in Victoria Land, they run north–south between the Priestley and Ferrar glaciers.
Belgica Mountains is an isolated chain of mountains about 10 miles (16 km) long, standing 60 miles (97 km) east-southeast of the Sor Rondane Mountains in Queen Maud Land, in the Antarctic. The chain was discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1957-1958) under Gaston de Gerlache, and named after the ship Belgica, commanded by his father, Lt. Adrien de Gerlache, leader of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition of 1897-99. The Prince de Ligne Mountains stand about 10 mi (16 km) north of the Belgica Mountains.
The Scott Mountains are a large number of isolated peaks lying south of Amundsen Bay in Enderby Land of East Antarctica, Antarctica. Discovered on 13 January 1930 by the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Sir Douglas Mawson. He named the feature Scott Range after Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Royal Navy. The term mountains is considered more appropriate because of the isolation of its individual features.
Wrigley Bluffs is a rock bluffs 4 nautical miles (7 km) long, standing 3 nautical miles (6 km) north of Mount Cross in Anderson Hills in northern Patuxent Range, Pensacola Mountains. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1956–66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Richard J. Wrigley, equipment operator at Palmer Station, winter 1966.
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.
Ohau Peak is a sharp rock peak 1.9 nautical miles (3.5 km) northeast of the summit of Mount Terror on Ross Island. The feature rises to c.2400 m and is central in three aligned summits 0.8 nautical miles (1.5 km) north of Mount McIntosh. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) (2000) after a peak near the locality of Tekapo, New Zealand.
Nims Peak is a sharp rock peak about 3 nautical miles (6 km) northwest of Mount Weihaupt in the Outback Nunataks. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for David J. Nims, ionospheric physicist at McMurdo Station, 1968.
The Cupcake Peaks are two rounded peaks, or nunataks, which rise to 1,391 metres (4,564 ft) 3 nautical miles (6 km) southeast of Mount Hamilton in the Churchill Mountains. The allusive name given by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names is suggestive of the appearance of the peaks.
Davies Bay is a bay on the coast, 10 nautical miles (19 km) wide, between Drake Head and Cape Kinsey, Antarctica. It was discovered in February 1911 from the Terra Nova of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910–13, and named for Francis E.C. Davies, shipwright on the Terra Nova.
Murayama Crests is a group of about four peaks or nunataks, the highest rising to 2020 m, located 4 nautical miles (7 km) north-northeast of Kanak Peak in Cook Mountains. Named after Haruta Murayama, Yokohama National University, Japan, geochemist with Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE) in the McMurdo Dry Valleys during the 1981–82 field season.
Te Puna Roimata Peak is a peak located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) west of Terra Nova Glacier and 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Lewis Bay on the lower northeast slope of Mount Erebus, Ross Island. On November 28, 1979, a New Zealand DC10 aircraft on a scenic flight from Auckland crashed near this peak claiming the lives of 237 passengers from eight countries and a crew of 20. In 1987, a stainless steel memorial cross was erected west of the peak. Te Puna Roimata Peak was named by the New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) in 2000.
Meyer Rock is a pinnacle rock 1 nautical mile (2 km) northwest of McDonald Island in the McDonald Islands. This feature was charted as "Meyers Rock" on an 1874 chart by the British Challenger expedition, but the form Meyer Rock is now approved. Captain Johann Meyer of the German ship La Rochelle sighted the island group in 1857, not realizing the prior discovery by Captain William McDonald in 1854.
Sail Rock is a rock lying 1 nautical mile northwest of Shag Island and 7 nautical miles north of Heard Island. This rock, though positioned several miles too far westward, appears to have been first shown on an 1860 sketch map compiled by Captain H.C. Chester, American sealer operating in the area during this period. It was more accurately charted and named on an 1874 chart by the Challenger expedition.
Slattery Peak is a somewhat isolated rock peak that rises above the ice mantle southeast of Mount Terror on Ross Island. The peak position is additionally defined as 5.5 nautical miles (10 km) southwest of The Knoll and 3.8 nautical miles (7 km) east-northeast of Rohnke Crests. Named after Leo Slattery, who wintered at Scott Base three times, twice as Officer in Charge; Post Clerk on Ross Island, summer 1973–74; Postmaster on Ross Island, summers 1979–80, 1981–82, and 1983–84.
Høghamaren Crag is a rock crag 1 nautical mile (2 km) southwest of Hamartind Peak in the Sverdrup Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was photographed from the air by the Third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–39), was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian–British–Swedish Antarctic Expedition (1949–52) and from air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958–59) and named Høghamaren.
Thomas Rock is a small nunatak lying 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) northeast of Tent Rock and 6 nautical miles (11 km) west of Ricker Hills in the Prince Albert Mountains, Victoria Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos 1956–62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Kenneth E. Thomas, radioman with the winter party at South Pole Station, 1966.
Ruthven Bluff is a large rock bluff 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) south of Sosa Bluff in the Schneider Hills portion of the Argentina Range, Pensacola Mountains. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1956–67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Richard W. Ruthven, USGS surveyor who visited the bluff in the 1965–66 season.
Rhino Rock is a prominent black rock with steep sides rising to 700 m, standing 5 nautical miles (9 km) southwest of Cape Rymill on the east coast of Palmer Land. It was named Rhino Horn Rock for its suggestive appearance by members of the East Base of the United States Antarctic Service (USAS) who charted the area on land and from the air in 1940, but the name has been shortened to Rhino Rock.
Harris Peak is a peak rising to 1,750 metres (5,740 ft) 1.4 nautical miles (2.6 km) south of Mount Weyant in the Asgard Range of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It is located between Mount Hall and Ball Peak, with which this naming is associated. It was named by the New Zealand Geographic Board in 1998 after A.M. "Andy" Harris, a guide and New Zealand Antarctic Research Program field leader, 1987–92, including two trips to Marie Byrd Land.