Thomson Summit ( Coordinates: ) is a mostly snow-covered mountain rising to 1,515 m between Mount Goodman and Mount Chandler in the Behrendt Mountains, Palmer Land. These mountains were visited during the 1984–85 season by a United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geological party led by Peter D. Rowley of the U.S. Geological Survey. On his suggestion, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), 1986, after Janet Wendy Thomson, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist; British exchange scientist with the Rowley party who climbed to the summit of this mountain; and who was from 1992, Head of Mapping and Geographic Information Centre, BAS.
Mount Jackson is a mountain that dominates the upland of the southern part of the Antarctic Peninsula. It is located in Palmer Land, within the Antarctic claims of Argentina, Chile and the United Kingdom. With an elevation of 3,184 metres (10,446 ft), Mount Jackson was once thought to be the highest mountain in the Antarctic Peninsula and the British Antarctic Territory, before the true height of Mount Hope was measured. Discovered by members of the United States Antarctic Service, 1939–41, it was named for Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. The first ascent of Mount Jackson was made by a team led by John Crabbe Cunningham of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in 1964. Mount Jackson's geology was studied in 1972 as part of the Palmer Island investigations by a team of geologists.
Alexandra Mountains is a group of low, separated mountains in the north portion of Edward VII Peninsula, just southwest of Sulzberger Bay in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. Discovered in January–February 1902 by the British National Antarctic Expedition during an exploratory cruise of the Discovery along the Ross Ice Shelf. Named for Alexandra, then Queen of the United Kingdom.
The Ohio Range is a mountain range in the Transantarctic Mountains of Antarctica. It is about 48 km (30 mi) long and 16 km (10 mi) wide, extending WSW-ENE from Eldridge Peak to Mirsky Ledge. The range forms the northeast end of the Horlick Mountains and consists primarily of a large snow-topped plateau with steep northern cliffs and several flat-topped ridges and mountains. The highest point is the summit of Mount Schopf.
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 Prince Charles Mountains are a major group of mountains in Mac. Robertson Land in Antarctica, including the Athos Range, the Porthos Range, and the Aramis Range. The highest peak is Mount Menzies. Other prominent peaks are Mount Izabelle and Mount Stinear. These mountains together with other scattered peaks form an arc about 260 miles long, extending from the vicinity of Mount Starlight in the north to Goodspeed Nunataks in the south.
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.
Mount Wisting is a rock peak, the northwesternmost summit of the massif at the head of Amundsen Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains. In November 1911, a number of mountain peaks in this general vicinity were observed and positioned by the South Pole Party under Roald Amundsen. Amundsen named one of them for Oscar Wisting, a member of the party. The peak described was mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photography, 1960–64. For the sake of historical continuity and to commemorate the Norwegian exploration in this area, the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) has selected this feature to be designated Mount Wisting. Other peaks in the massif have been named for members of Amundsen's South Pole Party.
The Batterbee Mountains are a group of prominent mountains rising to 2,200 metres (7,200 ft), which forms part of the dissected edge of Dyer Plateau overlooking George VI Sound, on the west coast of Palmer Land. First seen and photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on November 23, 1935, they were charted from the ground in October 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under John Rymill, and named after Sir Harry Batterbee (1880–1976), Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Dominions Office, 1930–38, and Chairman of the Polar Committee in 1934, who gave help to the expedition.
Mount Bramhall is a peak of the Walker Mountains, located 5 nautical miles (9 km) east of Mount Hawthorne on Thurston Island. It was first delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Dr. E.H. Bramhall, a physicist of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition in 1933–35.
Mount Newman is a mountain rising to about 1,150 m in northeast Havre Mountains, north Alexander Island, Antarctica. Situated 13.23 km south of Satovcha Peak, 13.15 km north-northwest of Breze Peak, 8.26 km northeast of Mount Pontida and 7.34 km east-northeast of Igralishte Peak. The mountain was first surveyed by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1975–76. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1980 after John Newman, BAS Diesel mechanic, Adelaide, 1968–69; Stonington Island, 1969–70 and 1972–74; who was instrumental in modifying BAS motor sledges, first used successfully as replacements for dog teams on this survey.
Mount Wever is a mountain which is a northern outlier of Du Toit Mountains, rising to about 1,700 m south of Beaumont Glacier and 13 nautical miles (24 km) southwest of Dietz Bluff, on the Black Coast, Palmer Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1988 from a proposal by P.D. Rowley of United States Geological Survey (USGS). Named after Hein E. Wever, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist, member of a joint BAS-USGS field party to the Black Coast, 1986–87.
Mount Suggs is a mountain with a bare rock northern face, standing 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Mount Goodman in the Behrendt Mountains, Palmer Land. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1961–67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Henry E. Suggs, equipment operator of U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalion One, who participated in the deployment to new Byrd Station, summer 1961–62.
The Freyberg Mountains are a group of mountains in Victoria Land, Antarctica, bounded by Rennick Glacier, Bowers Mountains, Black Glacier, and Evans Neve. Named for New Zealand's most famous General, Lord Bernard Freyberg, by the Northern Party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1963-64. This mountain group includes the Alamein Range. These topographical features all lie situated on the Pennell Coast, a portion of Antarctica lying between Cape Williams and Cape Adare.
Dorrel Rock is a rock outcrop 11 nautical miles (20 km) southwest of the summit of Mount Murphy, protruding through the ice near the head of Pope Glacier, on the Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–66, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Leo E. Dorrel, U.S. Navy, a hospital corpsman with the Byrd Station winter party, 1966.
Mount Fell is a mountain 8 nautical miles (15 km) west of Mount Hemmingsen in the northern part of the Werner Mountains in Palmer Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1961–67, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Jack W. Fell, a biologist on the Eastwind in the cruise along the Antarctic Peninsula in the 1965–66 season.
Mount Giovinetto is the summit of a buttress-type mountain located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) north of Mount Ostenso and 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) south of Mount Viets in the main ridge of the Sentinel Range, Antarctica. It surmounts Rumyana Glacier to the east and Delyo Glacier to the northeast.
Mill Mountain is a large flat-topped mountain, 2,730 metres (8,960 ft) high, forming the eastern end of Festive Plateau in the Cook Mountains of Antarctica. This mountain was probably sighted by the British National Antarctic Expedition (1901–04) under Captain Robert F. Scott, who gave the name "Mount Mill," after British Antarctic historian Hugh Robert Mill, to a summit in the nearby Reeves Bluffs. This area was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy photography (1959–63). A prominent mountain does not rise from the bluffs, and since the name "Mount Mill" is in use elsewhere in Antarctica, the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (1965) altered the original name to Mill Mountain and applied it to the prominent mountain described.
Mount Huffman is a prominent mountain 4 nautical miles (7 km) northeast of Mount Abrams, in the Behrendt Mountains of Ellsworth Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos from 1961–67, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Jerry W. Huffman, a scientific leader at Eights Station in 1963.
Mount Marquis is a mountain in the southern part of the Du Toit Mountains, situated 4 nautical miles (7 km) north of Maury Glacier, 28 nautical miles (52 km) south-southwest of Dietz Bluff and 27 nautical miles (50 km) due west of the north end of Pullen Island, on the Black Coast of Palmer Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1966–69, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Peter T. Marquis, a general assistant with the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), and a member of the joint BAS–USGS party to this area, 1986–87.
Janet Thomson also known as Janet Wendy Thomson is a British geologist and the first British woman scientist to complete field research in Antarctica. Thomson Summit and Thomson Glacier are named in her honor. She was a 2001 recipient of the British Antarctic Survey's Fuchs Medal, and in 2003, she was the recipient of the Polar Medal.
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