Trivelpiece Island ( Coordinates: ) is an island in Wylie Bay, located northeast of Halfway Island. Named for Wayne Z. and Susan Green Trivelpiece, who studied seabird ecology in the Antarctic Peninsula area for over twenty years.
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Argentine Antarctica is an area of Antarctica claimed by Argentina as part of its national territory. It consists of the Antarctic Peninsula and a triangular section extending to the South Pole, delimited by the 25° West and 74° West meridians and the 60° South parallel. This region overlaps the British and Chilean claims in Antarctica. Argentina's Antarctic claim is based on its continued presence in the region since 1904, and the area's proximity to the South American continent. Argentina's claim to this area is subject to the Antarctic Treaty. Administratively, Argentine Antarctica is a department of the province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Islands. The provincial authorities are based in Ushuaia. Despite the claim to this Antarctic area, Argentinean authority extends no further than the nation's bases. The Argentine exploration of the continent started early in the 20th century. José María Sobral was the first Argentine to set foot on Antarctica, in 1902, where he spent two seasons with the Swedish Antarctic Expedition of Otto Nordenskiöld. Shortly afterward, in 1904, the Orcadas permanent base was already fully operational. Years later other bases would be created, some permanent and others seasonal. The first Argentine expedition to reach the South Pole was the 1965 Operación 90.
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.
Aitkenhead Glacier is a 10-mile (16 km) long glacier flowing east-southeast from the Detroit Plateau, Graham Land, into Prince Gustav Channel. It was mapped from surveys by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960–61), and named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Neil Aitkenhead, a FIDS geologist at Hope Bay (1959–60).
Ashton Glacier is a glacier 9 nautical miles (17 km) long, which flows east-southeast from Mount Thompson to the northwest side of Lehrke Inlet, on the east coast of Palmer Land. The glacier was photographed from the air in December 1940 by the United States Antarctic Service (USAS), and was probably seen by the USAS ground survey party which explored this coast. A joint party consisting of members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition and the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted the glacier in 1947. It was named by the FIDS for L. Ashton, a carpenter with the FIDS at the Port Lockroy and Hope Bay bases in 1944–45 and 1945–46, respectively.
Blanchard Glacier is a glacier flowing into Wilhelmina Bay between Garnerin Point and Sadler Point, on the west coast of Graham Land. First charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Gerlache, 1897–99, it was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1960 for Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753–1809), French aeronaut, the first professional balloon pilot, who, with John Jeffries, made the first balloon crossing of the English Channel in 1785.
Butler Passage is a passage between the Wauwermans Islands and the Puzzle Islands, connecting Peltier Channel and Lemaire Channel, off the west coast of Graham Land. The route was probably first used by the French Antarctic Expedition under Jean-Baptiste Charcot, 1903–05 and 1908–10, on their trips between Port Lockroy and Booth Island. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1959 for Captain Adrian R.L. Butler, Royal Navy, captain of the British naval guardship HMS Protector which was in this area in 1957–58 and 1958–59.
Wylie Bay is a bay 4 nautical miles (7 km) wide, lying between Cape Monaco and Norsel Point on the southwest coast of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition under Charcot, 1903–1905, it was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for John P. Wylie, Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) surveyor at Arthur Harbor in 1956 and 1957.
Wheatstone Glacier is a glacier on the west coast of Graham Land. It enters Errera Channel east of Danco Island. Charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Gerlache, 1897–99. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Sir Charles Wheatstone (1802–75), English scientist and inventor who designed the first mirror stereoscope in 1832.
Pedersen Nunatak is the westernmost of the Seal Nunataks, lying 8 nautical miles (15 km) northeast of Cape Fairweather, off the east coast of Antarctic Peninsula. First charted in 1947 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and named for Captain Morten Pedersen of the Norwegian sealer Castor, which operated in Antarctic waters during the 1893–94 season.
Cape Evensen is a cape forming the north side of the entrance to Auvert Bay, on the northwest coast of Stresher Peninsula, Graham Land in Antarctica. It was discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903–05, and named by Jean-Baptiste Charcot for Captain C.J. Evensen of the Hertha, who explored along the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula in 1893.
Fredriksen Island is an island 5 km (3.1 mi) long and 1 km (0.62 mi) wide, lying 1 km south-east of Powell Island in the South Orkney Islands of Antarctica. It was discovered by Captains Nathaniel Palmer and George Powell in the course of their joint cruise in December 1821. It was named by Norwegian whaling captain Petter Sorlle, who made a running survey of the island in the 1912–13 summer.
Hulot Peninsula is a rugged peninsula forming the southwestern extremity of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. It was first charted by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903–05, and named by Jean-Baptiste Charcot for Baron Hulot.
Stark Point is a rocky point on the east side of Croft Bay, northern James Ross Island. It is formed by almost vertical cliffs which rise from the sea to 285 meters. Surveyed by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in August 1953. The descriptive name was applied by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC).
Mount Seebeck is a mountain standing directly at the head of Roe Glacier in the Tapley Mountains, Queen Maud Mountains. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Richard L. Seebeck, station engineer at McMurdo Station, winter party, 1962.
Tashtego Point is a rocky point marking the east end of the ridge at the south side of Stubb Glacier, on the east coast of Graham Land in Antarctica. Surveyed and photographed by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) after Tashtego, the Wampanoag harpooner on the Pequod in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.
Hooper Glacier is a glacier 3 nautical miles (6 km) long, flowing from the col north of Mount William into the west side of Börgen Bay, Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. It was surveyed by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Peter R. Hooper of FIDS, leader and geologist at the Arthur Harbour station in 1955 and 1956. Gateway Ridge separates Hooper Glacier from William Glacier.
Russell East Glacier is a glacier, 6 nautical miles (11 km) long and 3 nautical miles (6 km) wide, which lies at the north end of Detroit Plateau and flows from Mount Canicula and Verdikal Gap along the south slopes of Erul Heights eastward into Smokinya Cove in Prince Gustav Channel on the south side of Trinity Peninsula. This glacier together with Russell West Glacier, which flows westward into Bone Bay on the north side of Trinity Peninsula, form a through glacier across the north part of Antarctic Peninsula. It was first surveyed in 1946 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for V.I. Russell, surveyor and leader of the FIDS base at Hope Bay in 1946.
Cape Lancaster is a cape forming the southern extremity of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. It was discovered by a German expedition under Eduard Dallmann, 1873–74. The cape was later sighted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897–99, under Gerlache, who named it for Albert Lancaster, Scientific Director of the Meteorological Service of the Royal Observatory of Belgium and a supporter of the expedition.
Lenie Passage is a northwest–southeast passage 1 nautical mile (2 km) wide between the Gossler Islands and the Joubin Islands in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Pieter J. Lenie, Master of the RV Hero in 1972–73 and 1973–74. Lenie is believed to be first to navigate and carry out sounding of this passage, in the Hero in January and February 1973.