Tickle Channel ( Coordinates: ) is a narrow channel in the south part of Hanusse Bay, from 1 to 3 nautical miles (6 km) wide and 5 nautical miles (9 km) long, extending northward from The Gullet and separating Hansen Island from the east extremity of Adelaide Island. First seen from the air by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) on a flight in February 1936. Surveyed from the ground in 1948 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who applied this descriptive name. In Newfoundland and Labrador a tickle is a narrow water passage as between two islands.
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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.
Drygalski Glacier is a broad glacier, 18 nautical miles long and 15 miles (24 km) wide at its head, which flows from Herbert Plateau southeast between Ruth Ridge and Kyustendil Ridge, and enters Solari Bay immediately north of Sentinel Nunatak on Nordenskjöld Coast, the east coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was discovered in 1902 by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, under Otto Nordenskiöld, and named "Drygalski Bay" after Professor Erich von Drygalski. The feature was determined to be a glacier by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1947.
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.
Barlas Channel is a channel, 8 nautical miles (15 km) long and 2 nautical miles (4 km) wide, in the northern part of Laubeuf Fjord, extending southwest from The Gullet and separating Day Island from Adelaide Island. It was first roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition under John Rymill, and resurveyed in 1948 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, who named it for William Barlas.
The Creswick Peaks, in Antarctica, form an impressive mountain massif with several peaks, the highest at 1,465 metres (4,800 ft), standing at the northeast side of Moore Point between Naess Glacier and Meiklejohn Glacier, and 3 nautical miles (6 km) inland from George VI Sound on the west coast of Palmer Land.
The Divide Peaks are a series of ice-topped peaks, the highest at 640 metres (2,100 ft), rising from the southeast end of Coronation Island and extending for 2 nautical miles (4 km) in a northwesterly direction, in the South Orkney Islands. They were surveyed in 1948–49 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, 1956–58, and named in association with The Divide.
Gunnel Channel is a channel, 0.5 nautical miles (1 km) wide and 7 nautical miles (13 km) long, situated in the south part of Hanusse Bay and separating Hansen Island from the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was first observed from the air and roughly charted in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition under John Rymill. It was surveyed from the ground in 1948 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey who gave this descriptive name. The channel gives a false impression of such narrowness that a boat could not navigate it without scraping her "gunnels" (gunwales) on either side.
Dogs Leg Fjord is an inlet 6 nautical miles (11 km) long in an east-west direction and 1.5 nautical miles (3 km) wide, lying south of German Peninsula, directly east of Ridge Island and opening on Bourgeois Fjord, along the Fallières Coast on the west side of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by the British Graham Land Expedition, 1934–37, under John Rymill, and so named because of its shape.
Perplex Ridge is a ridge, rising over 915 m, composed of four rocky masses separated by small glaciers, extending 6 nautical miles (11 km) northeastward from Lainez Point along the northwest side of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the west coast of Graham Land. First sighted and roughly charted in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition under Charcot. It was surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) and in 1948 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). So named by FIDS because of confusion in attempting to identify this ridge from earlier maps.
Drummond Glacier is a glacier 10 nautical miles (18 km) long and 2 nautical miles (4 km) wide, on the west coast of Graham Land, situated south of Hopkins Glacier and flowing west-northwest between Voit Peak and Sherba Ridge into Darbel Bay east of Sokol Point.
Fridtjof Sound is a sound, 6 nautical miles (11 km) long in a north–south direction and 2 nautical miles (4 km) wide, which separates Andersson Island and Jonassen Island from Tabarin Peninsula, at the northeast end of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was discovered by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, under Otto Nordenskiöld, and named after the Fridtjof, a vessel dispatched from Sweden to search for the expedition when it was feared lost in 1903.
Mossman Peninsula is a narrow peninsula 3 nautical miles (6 km) long, extending south from the western part of Laurie Island and separating Scotia Bay and Wilton Bay, in the South Orkney Islands of Antarctica. Point Martin lies on the eastern side of the peninsula. It was discovered in 1821 by Captains George Powell and Nathaniel Palmer, and roughly charted on Powell's map of 1822. It was surveyed in 1903 by the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition under William Speirs Bruce, who named it for Robert C. Mossman, the meteorologist of the expedition.
Long Glacier is a glacier about 8 nautical miles long in the southeastern part of Thurston Island, Antarctica. It flows south to the Abbot Ice Shelf, 14 nautical miles (26 km) west of Harrison Nunatak. The glacier was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–66, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Fred A. Long, Jr., an aviation machinist of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6, who wintered at Little America V in 1957 and was in Antarctica in the 1960–61 and 1962–63 seasons.
Mount Loewe is the most northerly of the Amery Peaks, rising to 1,130 metres (3,700 ft) 6 nautical miles (11 km) northeast of Mount Seaton in the eastern Aramis Range of the Prince Charles Mountains, Antarctica. It was discovered by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) southern party led by W.G. Bewsher in 1956, and was named by the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia for Fritz Loewe, a member of the ANARE reconnaissance party in the Wyatt Earp, 1947–48, and the Australian observer with the French Expedition on the Adélie Coast, 1951–52.
The Hennessy Islands are a group of small islands 2 nautical miles (4 km) in extent, lying 4 nautical miles (7 km) southeast of Jurva Point, the southeast end of Renaud Island, in the Biscoe Islands of Antarctica. The main islands in the group were first accurately shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. The group was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1959 for Jack Hennessy (1885–1954), Deputy Marine Superintendent of the (British) Meteorological Office, 1940–54, who collected and published reports on sea ice observations in Antarctic waters, 1902–53.
Macfie Sound is a passage 1 nautical mile (2 km) wide at its narrowest point, extending in an east–west direction between Islay and Bertha Island in the William Scoresby Archipelago, Antarctica. It was discovered in February 1936 by Discovery Investigations personnel on the William Scoresby, and named by them for Lieutenant A.F. Macfie, Royal Naval Reserve, who prepared the charts of the expedition.
Steeple Point is a low ice-covered point on the west coast of Palmer Land, approximately 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) west of Sandau Nunatak of the Steeple Peaks. The point was named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in association with the Steeple Peaks.
Sorge Island is an island lying just south of The Gullet in Barlas Channel, close east of Adelaide Island. Mapped by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from surveys and air photos, 1948–59. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for Ernst F.W. Sorge, German glaciologist who made the first seismic soundings of the Greenland ice sheet, 1929–31, and developed a theory of the densification of firn.
Ramsay Wedge is a narrow rock spur, 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) long, with talus slopes rising to about 1,200 m, located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) southwest of Mount Absalom in the southwest portion of the Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968–71. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) after Sir Andrew C. Ramsay (1814–91), Scottish geologist who first recognized the glacial origin of rock basins in 1862; Director-General, Geological Survey of Great Britain, 1871–81.
Rotz Glacier is a tributary glacier 9 nautical miles (17 km) long and 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) wide. It flows west from Wakefield Highland, central Antarctic Peninsula, into Airy Glacier at a point due south of Mount Timosthenes. Photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) on November 27, 1947. Surveyed by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in December 1958 and November 1960. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) after Jean Rotz, 16th century French chartmaker and writer on the principles of navigation, who designed an elaborate magnetic compass and became hydrographer to King Henry VIII in 1542.