Tito Peak ( Coordinates: ) is a prominent peak over 600 m, located at the end of the ridge 2 miles east of Mount Creak in the southeast extremity of Endeavour Massif, Kirkwood Range. In association with Endeavour Massif, named after Ramon Tito, Able Seaman on HMNZS Endeavour who raised the first NZ flag over Scott Base, January 20, 1957.
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Endeavour Massif is a huge, flat-topped massif on the Scott Coast of Victoria Land. The massif extends south from Pa Tio Tio Gap to Fry Glacier and forms the southern block of the Kirkwood Range. Shoulder Mountain, Mount Belgrave and Mount Creak rise from the southern part of the massif. Steep coastal cliffs and projecting ridges mark the eastern margin, but there is a gentle slope west from the massif's broad, plateau-like snow summit.
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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 Central Russian Upland is an upland area of the East European Plain and is an undulating plateau with an average elevation of 230–250 m (750–820 ft). It highest peak is measured at 293 m (961 ft). The southeastern portion of the upland known as the Kalach Upland. The Central Upland is built of Precambrian deposits of the crystalline Voronezh Massif.
Athos Range is the northernmost range in the Prince Charles Mountains of Mac. Robertson Land, Antarctica. The range consists of a large number of individual mountains and nunataks that trend east-west for 40 miles (60 km) along the north side of Scylla Glacier.
Dufek Massif is a rugged, largely snow-covered massif 27 nautical miles (50 km) long, standing west of the Forrestal Range in the northern part of the Pensacola Mountains. It was discovered and photographed on January 13, 1956 on a transcontinental patrol plane flight of U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze from McMurdo Sound to the vicinity of the Weddell Sea and return, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Rear Admiral George J. Dufek, U.S. Navy, who was in direct operational command of U.S. Navy Task Force 43 during that operation. The entire Pensacola Mountains were mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey in 1967 and 1968 from ground surveys and U.S. Navy tricamera aerial photographs taken in 1964.
Pa Tio Tio Gap is a glacier-filled gap at 1,000 m. It trends east-west between Robertson Massif and Endeavour Massif in Kirkwood Range, Victoria Land, Antarctica. "Pa Tio Tio" is a Maori word meaning "frozen over".
Mount Endeavour is an 1,810-metre (5,940 ft) summit 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the base of Ketchum Ridge in the southern part of Endeavour Massif, Kirkwood Range, Victoria Land. The name "Mount Endeavour" was given to the south block of the Kirkwood Range by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition in October 1957, but in subsequent New Zealand and U.S. maps the name is identified as the summit described above. Following additional mapping by the United States Geological Survey in 1999 and consultation between the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names and the New Zealand Geographic Board, the name "Endeavour Massif" was approved for the south block of the Kirkwood Range. For the sake of historical continuity the name "Mount Endeavour" has been retained for the summit near Ketchum Ridge. The summit and the massif are named after HMNZS Endeavour, a supply ship to the 1957 New Zealand Northern Survey Party.
Dibble Glacier in Antarctica is a prominent channel glacier flowing from the continental ice and terminating in a prominent tongue at the east side of Davis Bay. It was delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47), and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Jonas Dibble, ship's carpenter on the sloop Peacock of the United States Exploring Expedition (1838–42) under Charles Wilkes. Dibble is credited with leaving his sick bed and working 24 hours without relief with other carpenters to repair a broken rudder on the Peacock, when the ship was partially crushed in an ice bay in 151°19′E and forced to retire northward.
Backstairs Passage Glacier is a glacier about 2 nautical miles (4 km) long, draining east along the north side of Mount Crummer to the Ross Sea. The Magnetic Pole Party, led by Edgeworth David, of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, ascended this glacier from the Ross Sea, then continued the ascent via Larsen Glacier to the plateau of Victoria Land. So named by David's party because of the circuitous route to get to Larsen Glacier.
Mount Belgrave is a prominent rock summit that rises over 1200 m about 1.5 miles west of Mount Creak. The feature overlooks the north side of Fry Glacier at the south extremity of Kirkwood Range. Named after Vince Belgrave, surveyor or leader in several surveys and geodetic projects for NZAP, 1984–1997.
Bulfinch Ridge is a ridge 4 nautical miles (7 km) long that extends east from the north part of Endeavour Massif, Kirkwood Range, Victoria Land. It was named after Commander C. Bulfinch, U.S. Navy, captain of USS Atka in the Ross Sea in Operation Deep Freeze II and III, 1956–57 and 1957–58 seasons.
The Cathedral Rocks are a series of four abrupt cliffs interspersed by short glaciers and surmounted by sharp peaks. The cliffs extend for 8 nautical miles (15 km) along the south side of Ferrar Glacier and form part of the north shoulder of the Royal Society Range, in Victoria Land. They were discovered and named on December 7, 1902 by Lieutenant A.B. Armitage, leader of a party of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, that explored this area. The name is descriptive of the feature.
Mount Cleary is a summit that overlooks Pa Tio Tio Gap from the south. It rises over 1,400 metres (4,600 ft) at the northern extremity of Endeavour Massif in the Kirkwood Range. It was named after Peter Cleary, who has served with the Antarctic Division and Antarctica NZ since 1978; worked with New Zealand and United Kingdom programs as field assistant, dog handler, and in logistics support.
Dale Glacier is a trenchlike glacier which drains the southwest slopes of Mount Huggins in the Royal Society Range and flows west into Skelton Glacier. First visited by F.R. Brooke and Bernard M. Gunn of the New Zealand party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1956–58, it was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1963 for Lieutenant Commander Robert L. Dale, U.S. Navy, who was officer in charge of the Squadron VX-6 wintering-over detachment at McMurdo Station in 1960.
Kohler Dome is a rounded, snow-covered elevation at 2,680 metres (8,800 ft) that rises slightly above the general level of the extreme eastern part of the Mount Moulton massif, in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–66. The Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names named the formation after Robert E. Kohler of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, a geomagnetist/seismologist at Byrd Station, 1970.
Glezen Glacier is a glacier that flows east from Endeavour Massif in the Kirkwood Range of Victoria Land, Antarctica. The glacier flows along the north side of Ketchum Ridge to Tripp Ice Tongue. It was named after Lieutenant Commander Glenn F. Glezen, U.S. Navy, Administrative Officer, Task Force 43, on Operation Deep Freeze I and IV, 1955–56 and 1958–59. Lieutenant Commander Glezen was the Financial Aide for Admiral Richard Byrd.
Hedblom Glacier is a glacier between Mount Creak and Tito Peak that flows east from Endeavour Massif to Tripp Ice Tongue, Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was named after Captain E.E. Hedblom, U.S. Navy, Medical Officer of Task Force 43 in the Ross Sea area during Operation Deep Freeze I, 1955–56.
Ketchum Ridge is the largest ridge that extends east from the southern part of Endeavour Massif, Kirkwood Range, Antarctica. It was named after Captain Gerald L. Ketchum, United States Navy. Ketchum was Deputy Commander of Task Force 43 during Operation Deep Freeze I II, and III, in command of ships in the Ross Sea Group.
Donnellan Glacier is a steep valley glacier fed by highland ice adjacent to Opalchenie Peak and Fukushima Peak on Vinson Plateau, the summit plateau of Vinson Massif, in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. The glacier flows west-southwestward from Opalchenie Peak along the northwest side of Mount Slaughter into Nimitz Glacier.
Mount Hall is a peak rising to 1,800 metres (5,900 ft) 1.6 nautical miles (3 km) southwest of Mount Weyant in the Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Mount Hall stands close westward of Harris Peak and Ball Peak, with which this naming is associated. It was named by the New Zealand Geographic Board in 1998, after Rob Hall, a guide who worked two seasons for the New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme as a field training instructor and, in the 1990s, guided clients on climbs in the Ellsworth Mountains.