Tofte Glacier

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Tofte Glacier is a glacier immediately south of Sandefjord Cove on the west side of Peter I Island. Discovered in 1927 by a Norwegian expedition in the SS Odd I and named for Eyvind Tofte, leader of the expedition.

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Martin Glacier is a glacier, 3 nautical miles (6 km) wide and 9 nautical miles (17 km) long, which flows west and then northwest from the south side of Mount Lupa to the southeast corner of Rymill Bay where it joins Bertrand Ice Piedmont, on the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was first surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under John Riddoch Rymill, and was resurveyed in 1948–1949 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey. The glacier was named for James Hamilton Martin, a member of the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (1929–1931) under Sir Douglas Mawson, and first mate of the Penola during the BGLE.

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Cape Ingrid is a dark rock promontory separating Norvegia Bay and Sandefjord Cove on the west side of Peter I Island, Antarctica. It was discovered in 1927 by a Norwegian expedition under Eyvind Tofte in the Odd I, a vessel of Lars Christensen's whaling fleet, and named for Ingrid Christensen, the wife of Lars.

Le Couteur Glacier is a glacier, 15 nautical miles (28 km) long, which drains the northwest slopes of Mount Hall and Mount Daniel and flows north along the west side of the Lillie Range to the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. It was named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (1963–64) for P. C. Le Couteur, a geologist with the New Zealand Federated Mountain Clubs Antarctic Expedition, 1962–63.

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Oku-iwa Glacier</span> Glacier in Antarctica

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Olstad Glacier</span> Glacier in Antarctica

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Hyde Glacier</span> Glacier in Antarctica

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Tvistein Pillars are two flat-topped pillar rocks standing 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) southwest of Cape Eva, the north extremity of Peter I Island, off the coast of Antarctica. The rocks were sighted from the Odd I by a Norwegian expedition under Eyvind Tofte in 1927. The name Tvistein was applied by a Norwegian expedition under Nils Larsen which charted the island from the Norvegia in 1929.

Sandefjord Cove is a cove between Cape Ingrid and the terminus of Tofte Glacier on the west side of Peter I Island. A Norwegian expedition under Eyvind Tofte circumnavigated Peter I Island in the Odd I in 1927. In February 1929, the Norvegia under Nils Larsen carried out a series of investigations all around the island, landing on February 2 to hoist the Norwegian flag. The cove was named for Sandefjord, Norway, center of the Norwegian whaling industry.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Sørsdal Glacier</span> Glacier in Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Luke Glacier</span> Glacier in Antarctica

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