Tsentral'naya Hill ( Coordinates: ) is a bare rock hill (205 m) in the central part of the Schirmacher Hills, Queen Maud Land. The feature was mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1961 and named Gora Tsentral'naya (central hill).
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
Schirmacher Hills is a line of low coastal hills, 11 nautical miles (20 km) long, with numerous meltwater ponds, standing 40 nautical miles (70 km) north of the Humboldt Mountains along the coast of Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the Third German Antarctic Expedition under Alfred Ritscher, 1938–39, and named for Richardheinrich Schirmacher, pilot of the Boreas, one of the expedition seaplanes.
Queen Maud Land is a c. 2.7 million square kilometre (1.04 million sq mi) region of Antarctica claimed as a dependent territory by Norway. The territory lies between 20° west and 45° east, between the claimed British Antarctic Territory to the west and the similarly claimed Australian Antarctic Territory to the east. On most maps there had been an unclaimed area between Queen Maud Land's borders of 1939 and the South Pole until 12 June 2015 when Norway formally annexed that area. Positioned in East Antarctica, the territory comprises about one-fifth of the total area of Antarctica. The claim is named after the Norwegian queen Maud of Wales (1869–1938).
The United States Geological Survey is a scientific agency of the United States government. The scientists of the USGS study the landscape of the United States, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it. The organization has four major science disciplines, concerning biology, geography, geology, and hydrology. The USGS is a fact-finding research organization with no regulatory responsibility.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories. It is a type of gazetteer. GNIS was developed by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) to promote the standardization of feature names.
|This Princess Astrid Coast location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
Mingorría is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 466 inhabitants. The origin of Mingorría is quite obscure; its names has, or it seems to have, some Basque roots: from Mendigorría, red hill in Basque language, but there are not definitive sings of that origin. Landscape of Mingorría shows granite blocks and evergreen oaks in an open field. Climate is typically interior Mediterranean with cold winters, warm summers, and a very dry atmosphere. As in other areas of Castile and León this place has lost its population since the sixties, when rural life started to decline in mainland Spain.
Cư Jút is a rural district (huyện) of Đắk Nông Province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam. As of 2003, the district had a population of 86,377. The district covers an area of 719 km². The district capital lies at Ea T'Ling.
Ba Tơ is a rural district (huyện) of Quảng Ngãi Province in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of 47,268. The district covers an area of 1,133 km². The district capital lies at Ba Tơ.
Zhil'naya Mountain is the central mountain, 2,560 m, of the Svarthausane Crags, in Südliche Petermann Range, Wohlthat Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Discovered and plotted from air photos by German Antarctic Expedition, 1938-39. Mapped from air photos and surveys by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1956–60; remapped by Soviet Antarctic Expedition, 1960–61, and named "Gora Zhil'naya".
Zub Lake is a lake about 0.5 miles (800 m) long, lying 1 mile (1,600 m) east-southeast of Tsentral'naya Hill in the Schirmacher Hills, Queen Maud Land. The feature was mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1961 and named "Ozero Zub", presumably for its shape when viewed in plan.
Astapenko Glacier is a glacier, 11 miles (18 km) long, draining the north and northeast slopes of Stanwix Peak in the Bowers Mountains and flowing east-northeast to Ob' Bay, situated in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–62, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Pavel D. Astapenko, Soviet IGY observer, a Weather Central meteorologist at Little America V in 1958. The glacier lies on the Pennell Coast, a portion of Antarctica lying between Cape Williams and Cape Adare.
Aşağı Apu is a village in the Lankaran Rayon of Azerbaijan. The village forms part of the municipality of Daştatük.
Aşralar is a village in the Tovuz Rayon of Azerbaijan. The village forms part of the municipality of İsakənd.
Vələmir is a village in the Khachmaz Rayon of Azerbaijan. The village forms part of the municipality of Müqtədir.
Wilhelmów is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Błędów, within Grójec County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It lies approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi) south-west of Grójec and 57 km (35 mi) south-west of Warsaw.
The Land Glacier is a broad, heavily crevassed glacier, about 35 nautical miles (60 km) long, descending into Land Bay in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by the U.S. Antarctic Service (1939–41) and named for Rear Admiral Emory S. Land, Chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission.
Dlinnoye Lake is a narrow, serpentine lake, 0.5 nautical miles (1 km) long, lying close northwest of Tsentral'naya Hill in the Schirmacher Hills, Queen Maud Land. The feature was mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1961 and named "Ozero Dlinnoye".
The Gutenko Mountains are a large, scattered group of hills, nunataks and small mountains at the south end of Dyer Plateau in central Palmer Land, Antarctica. The feature includes the Elliott Hills, the Rathbone Hills, the Guthridge Nunataks and the Blanchard Nunataks. These mountains were seen from the air during flights of November 21 and December 23, 1947, by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition and are named for Sigmund Gutenko, U.S. Navy, chief commissary steward with the expedition. The mountains were mapped in detail by the United States Geological Survey in 1974.
Duffy Peak is a peak southeast of Hageman Peak in the Staccato Peaks, southwest Alexander Island, Antarctica. Dargomyzhsky glacier extends and flows west from the base of Duffy Peak and enters the nearby Bach Ice Shelf. The peak was photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Commander Joseph A. Duffy, a U.S. Navy aircraft pilot in Squadron VXE-6 during Operation Deep Freeze, 1969 and 1970.
Manna Glacier is a broad depression-glacier located north of Stevenson Bluff and Mount Steele in the Wilson Hills of Antarctica. It drains northeastward into the eastern part of the Gillett Ice Shelf. The glacier was so named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1963–64, because of an airdrop of extra comforts from an aircraft which carried the Governor-General of New Zealand over this area was like "manna from heaven".
Schanz Glacier is a glacier 8 nautical miles long in the Heritage Range, draining south between Soholt Peaks and Collier Hills to enter Union Glacier. It was mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos in 1961 to 1966. It was named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Thomas L. Schanz, supply officer with U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 during Deep Freeze in 1965.
Schirmacher Ponds is a group of meltwater ponds scattered among the Schirmacher Hills, lying 40 nautical miles (70 km) north of the Humboldt Mountains, along the coast of Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition under Ritscher, 1938–39, and named for Richardheinrich Schirmacher, pilot of the Boreas, one of the expedition seaplanes.
Lewis Glacier is the northerly of two glaciers flowing from Hemimont Plateau east into Seligman Inlet, on the east coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. The glacier was photographed from the air by the United States Antarctic Service in 1940. It was charted in 1947 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, who named it for British glaciologist William Vaughan Lewis, a lecturer at the Department of Geography, Cambridge University.
Sakito Maru (崎戸丸) was a 7,126-ton Japanese troop transport during World War II, which sank on 1 March 1944 with great loss of life.