Three Nunataks ( Coordinates: ) are three nunataks, largely ice-covered, lying 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) southwest of Haven Mountain at the northwest edge of the Britannia Range. Named by the Darwin Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1956–58.
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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 degrees south.
The Usarp Mountains is a major Antarctic mountain range, lying westward of the Rennick Glacier and trending N-S for about 190 kilometres (118 mi). The feature is bounded to the north by Pryor Glacier and the Wilson Hills. Its important constituent parts include Welcome Mountain, Mount Van der Hoeven, Mount Weihaupt, Mount Stuart, Mount Lorius, Smith Bench, Mount Roberts, Pomerantz Tableland, Daniels Range, Emlen Peaks, Helliwell Hills and Morozumi Range.
Borchgrevink Glacier is a large glacier in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land, draining south between Malta Plateau and Daniell Peninsula, and thence projecting into Glacier Strait, Ross Sea, as a floating glacier tongue, the Borchgrevink Glacier Tongue, just south of Cape Jones. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1957–58, for Carsten Borchgrevink, leader of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898–1900. Borchgrevink visited the area in February 1900 and first observed the seaward portion of the glacier.
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 Ford Ranges is a grouping of mountain ranges standing east of Sulzberger Ice Shelf and Block Bay in the northwest part of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. Discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition on December 5, 1929, and named by Byrd for Edsel Ford of the Ford Motor Company, who helped finance the expedition.
Wilson Hills is a group of scattered hills, nunataks and ridges that extend NW-SE for about 110 kilometres (68 mi) between Matusevich Glacier and Pryor Glacier in Antarctica. They were discovered by Lieutenant Harry Pennell, Royal Navy, on the Terra Nova Expedition in February 1911 during Robert Falcon Scott's last expedition, and named after Dr. Edward A. Wilson, a zoologist with the expedition, who perished with Scott on the return journey from the South Pole.
The Bryse Peaks are the twin peaks of a small nunatak, located 4 nautical miles (7 km) north-northeast of Mason Peaks in the Grove Mountains. The nunatak was mapped from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions air photos, 1956–60, and named by the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia for R.A. Bryse, topographic draftsman, Division of National Mapping, Australian Department of National Development, who has contributed substantially to the production of Antarctic maps.
Outpost Nunataks are three aligned nunataks standing 4 nautical miles (7 km) southwest of Brimstone Peak in the Prince Albert Mountains, Victoria Land. Mapped by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1962–63, and presumably named by the party because of the position of the nunataks near the edge of the polar plateau.
The Cook Nunataks are a group of four nunataks at the northeast end of the Schwartz Range, in Enderby Land. They were mapped from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) surveys and air photos, 1954–66, and named by the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia for P.J. Cook, a geologist who visited the area with ANARE in 1965.
Nebraska Peaks is a scattered group of peaks and nunataks which lie east of Gaussiran Glacier and Merrick Glacier in the east part of Britannia Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, which was the location of the Ross Ice Shelf Project Management Office, 1972–77. Several features in the group have been named after RISP personnel.
Turnstile Ridge is a ridge about 9 nautical miles (17 km) long, lying 3 nautical miles (6 km) north of Westhaven Nunatak at the northwest extremity of Britannia Range. So named by the Darwin Glacier Party (1957) of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition because snow passages resembling turnstiles occur throughout its length.
Trillingane Nunataks are three nunataks standing 6 nautical miles (11 km) northeast of Balchen Mountain at the east end of the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and named Trillingane.
Polarforschung Glacier is a heavily crevassed glacier flowing northward along the west side of Meknattane Nunataks to Publications Ice Shelf. Vestknatten Nunatak lies within the mouth of the glacier. Delineated in 1952 by John H. Roscoe from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47), and named by him after the journal Polarforschung, issued in Kiel.
The Du Toit Nunataks are a group of nunataks between Cornwall Glacier and Glen Glacier, marking the western end of the Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. They were photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by the British Antarctic Survey, 1968–71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, they were named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee after Alexander Logie du Toit, a South African geologist.
The Morse Nunataks are isolated rock nunataks standing 4.5 nautical miles (8 km) south of Mount Achernar, between Lewis Cliff and the MacAlpine Hills in Antarctica. They were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Oliver C. Morse III, a United States Antarctic Research Program ionospheric scientist at South Pole Station in 1960.
The Lonewolf Nunataks are a group of isolated nunataks lying 25 nautical miles (46 km) northwest of the Wilhoite Nunataks, at the south side of Byrd Névé, Antarctica. They were so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (1960–61) because of their isolation.
The McLean Nunataks are a group of three nunataks lying within the western part of Mertz Glacier, Antarctica, near the head. They were discovered by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911–14) under Douglas Mawson, who named them after Dr. Archibald Lang McLean, the medical officer and bacteriologist with the expedition.
Solo Nunatak is an isolated nunatak lying 6 nautical miles (11 km) northwest of Intention Nunataks, at the southwest side of Evans Neve. The name alludes to the isolation of the feature and was given by the Northern Party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1962–63.
Kaka Nunatak is the most prominent of the Kea Nunataks, rising to about 1,400 metres (4,600 ft) near the center of the group. It stands 2 nautical miles (4 km) southeast of the summit of Mount Bird in northwestern Ross Island. Kaka Nunatak is one of several features near Mount Bird assigned the name of a New Zealand mountain bird, in this case the "kaka". It was named by the New Zealand Geographic Board in 2000.
La Grange Nunataks is a scattered group of nunataks extending west for 22 nautical miles (41 km) from the mouth of Gordon Glacier, on the north side of the Shackleton Range, Antarctica. They were first mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), and were photographed in 1967 by U.S. Navy aircraft. They were named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Johannes J. La Grange, a South African meteorologist with the CTAE.