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Peregrinus Peak

Peregrinus Peak is a peak along the north side of Airy Glacier, 3 nautical miles southeast of Mount Timosthenes, in central Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition November 27, 1947. Surveyed by Falkl ...

                                               

Perplex Ridge

Perplex Ridge is a ridge, rising over 915 m, composed of four rocky masses separated by small glaciers, extending 6 nautical miles northeastward from Lainez Point along the northwest side of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the west coast of Graham Land. ...

                                               

Perutz Glacier

Perutz Glacier is a glacier, 10 nautical miles long and 2 nautical miles wide, which flows west-northwest from Hemimont Plateau into Bourgeois Fjord, close east of Thomson Head, on the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. The mouth of the glaci ...

                                               

Petty Rocks

Petty Rocks is a group of small rocks lying 5.6 kilometres southeast of Cape Saenz in the center of the west part of Bigourdan Fjord, off the west coast of Graham Land. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition under Ry ...

                                               

Pigmy Rock

Pigmy Rock is a rock lying close off the southwest side of Alamode Island at the south extremity of the Terra Firma Islands, off the west coast of Graham Land. The Terra Firma Islands were first visited and surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham ...

                                               

Piñero Island

Piñero Island is an island, 3.7 km long and 0.9 km wide, lying about 8.3 km northwest of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the west coast of Graham Land. It was discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition under J.B. Charcot, 1908–10, and named by him fo ...

                                               

Piñero Peak

Piñero Peak is the highest point) of Piñero Island in Laubeuf Fjord, west Graham Land. Named after the island by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1980.

                                               

Pipkin Rock

Pipkin Rock is a small ice-free island, lying northeast of Dismal Island in the Faure Islands, Marguerite Bay. The Faure Islands were discovered and first charted in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition under Charcot. The group was surveyed in ...

                                               

Pod Rocks

Pod Rocks is a small compact group of rocks, lying 9.3 kilometres west of Millerand Island in Marguerite Bay, off the west coast of Graham Land. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill. The rocks were vis ...

                                               

Postillion Rock

Postillion Rock is a small ice-free rock in the north part of Neny Fjord, lying close south of Roman Four Promontory along the west coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill. Resurveyed in 194 ...

                                               

Pourquoi Pas Island

Pourquoi Pas Island is a mountainous island, 27 km long and from 8 to 18 km wide, lying between Bigourdan Fjord and Bourgeois Fjord off the west coast of Graham Land. It was discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition under Charcot, 1908–10. Th ...

                                               

Powell Channel

Powell Channel is a narrow channel between Millerand Island and Debenham Islands, off the west coast of Graham Land. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Lieutenant John M. Powell, Royal Navy, who surveyed the channel in 19 ...

                                               

Providence Cove

Providence Cove is a cove bounded by ice cliffs which lies at the foot of Remus Glacier in the southeast corner of Neny Fjord, along the west coast of Graham Land. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill. ...

                                               

Puffball Islands

Puffball Islands is a scattered group of small, low, mainly ice-covered islands and rocks which extend about 10 nautical miles in a NE-SW direction, lying in southern Marguerite Bay off the west coast of Antarctic Peninsula. The center of the gro ...

                                               

Pup Rock

Pup Rock is a rock about 200 m in diameter, between Refuge Islands and Tiber Rocks in Rymill Bay, off the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was discovered by geologist Robert L. Nichols of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition of 1947–4 ...

                                               

Pyrox Island

Pyrox Island is an island lying at the head of Neny Fjord, along the west coast of Graham Land. First surveyed by the United States Antarctic Service, 1939–41. Resurveyed in 1949 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, who so named it becaus ...

                                               

Query Island

Query Island is a prominent rocky island lying between the foot of Clarke Glacier and Keyhole Island on the south side of Mikkelsen Bay, off the west coast of Graham Land. Surveyed in 1948 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, it was so na ...

                                               

Quilp Rock

Quilp Rock is a small, isolated rock in Laubeuf Fjord, lying 6.5 kilometres south-southeast of the south tip of Pinero Island and 2.4 kilometres off the northwest side of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the west coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1 ...

                                               

Ramirez Island (Antarctica)

Ramirez Island is the northernmost of the three Bugge Islands), lying off Wordie Ice Shelf in the south part of Marguerite Bay, Fallieres Coast, Antarctica. The island was named "Isla Eleuterio Ramirez" by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition, 1947, ...

                                               

Randall Rocks

Randall Rocks is a group of rocks situated 1 kilometre off the southwest corner of Miller and Island and trending in a NW-SE direction for 2 kilometres, lying in Marguerite Bay off the west coast of Graham Land. The group was first surveyed in 19 ...

                                               

Red Rock Ridge

Red Rock Ridge or Morro Roca Roja or Promontorio Roca Roja is a conspicuous reddish-colored ridge or promontory which rises to 690 m and projects from the west coast of Graham Land between Neny Fjord and Rymill Bay. Red Rock Ridge is located at 6 ...

                                               

Reference Islands

The Reference Islands is a group of rocky islands 2 nautical miles west-northwest of the west tip of Neny Island and 1.5 nautical miles southeast of Millerand Island, lying in Marguerite Bay off the west coast of Graham Land. First roughly charte ...

                                               

Reluctant Island

Reluctant Island is a small island off eastern Horseshoe Island. Surveyed by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1955–57. So named because of the features apparent reluctance to be recognized as an island; it did not appear on maps of the Bri ...

                                               

Remus Glacier

Remus Glacier is a glacier, 8 nautical miles long, which flows from the north slopes of Mount Lupa northwestward along the northeast side of the Blackwall Mountains into Providence Cove, Neny Fjord, on the west coast of Graham Land. The lower rea ...

                                               

Reynolds Ice Rise

Reynolds Ice Rise is a small ice rise lying 3 nautical miles southeast of Wade Ice Rise in Wordie Ice Shelf, Fallieres Coast. The ice rise was mapped from U.S. Landsat imagery, 1974–79. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee ...

                                               

Mount Rhamnus

Mount Rhamnus is a mountain in Antarctica. It is 865 meters tall and lies 2 nautical miles northeast of Mount Nemesis on the north side of Neny Fjord, Graham Land. Seen from the west, it appears as a mainly snow-covered pyramid. First surveyed in ...

                                               

Ridge Island

Ridge Island is a ridge-shaped island, 6 nautical miles long and 1.5 nautical miles wide lying 3 nautical miles east of Pourquoi Pas Island in the center of Bourgeois Fjord, off the west coast of Graham Land. Discovered and named by the British G ...

                                               

Roman Four Promontory

Rocky promontory or Punta Cuatro Romano or Roman Figure Four Mountain or Roman Four Rock is a cliff/promontory, rising to 830 m, marking the north side of the entrance to Neny Fjord on the west coast of Graham Land. Roman Four Promontory is locat ...

                                               

Romulus Glacier

Romulus Glacier is a glacier, 7 nautical miles long and 2 nautical miles wide, which flows from the north slopes of Mount Lupa westward to Rymill Bay between the Blackwall Mountains and Black Thumb, on the west coast of Graham Land. First surveye ...

                                               

Rudozem Heights

Rudozem Heights are the heights rising to 1500 m at the base and in the interior of German Peninsula on Fallieres Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica, extending 18.5 km in northeast-southwest direction and 13.7 km in east-west direction. The heights ...

                                               

Runaway Island

Runaway Island is a rocky island 0.7 nautical miles west of the west tip of Neny Island and 0.2 nautical miles northwest of surf rock, lying in Marguerite Bay off the west coast of Graham Land. The island was roughly charted in 1936 by the Britis ...

                                               

Russet Pikes

Russet Pikes are Antarctic peaks just east of the mouth of Gaul Cove on Horseshoe Island. Surveyed by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1955–57. The name is descriptive; reddish-brown colour is visible on the feature most of the year, the s ...

                                               

Ryan Peak (Antarctica)

Ryan Peak is a peak 1 nautical mile east of Penitent Peak on Horseshoe Island. Surveyed by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1955–57. Named for Francis B. Ryan of FIDS, meteorologist at Horseshoe Island in 1956, who broke a leg in a climbin ...

                                               

Rymill Bay

Rymill Bay is a bay in Antarctica. It is 16.7 kilometres wide at its mouth and indents 9.3 kilometres between Red Rock Ridge and Bertrand Ice Piedmont along the west coast of Graham Land. Rymill Bay was probably first seen from a distance by the ...

                                               

Safety Col

Safety Col is a snow-covered col, 185 m high, between Red Rock Ridge and the Blackwall Mountains, on the west coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1948-49 by the Falkland I ...

                                               

Sally Cove

Sally Cove is a cove indenting the northwest shore of Horseshoe Island, off Graham Land. So named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee because the cove was used by all sledging parties leaving the nearby Falkland Islands Dependencies ...

                                               

Sanaviron Island

Sanaviron Island is an island lying off Northeast Glacier, southeast of Audrey Island, Debenham Islands, in Marguerite Bay on the Fallieres Coast. It was charted by the Argentine Antarctic Expedition, 1950–51, as two small islands and named "Islo ...

                                               

Scree Cove

Scree Cove is a cove on the southwest side of Blaiklock Island in Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. It was mapped by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey from surveys and air photos in 1948–59, and named for the very prominent scree or talu ...

                                               

Mount Searle

Mount Searle is a peak between Sally and Gaul Coves on Horseshoe Island. Named for Derek J.H. Searle of Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, surveyor at Horseshoe Island in 1955 and 1956, who surveyed this feature. This article incorporates publ ...

                                               

Seller Glacier

Seller Glacier is a well-defined glacier, 20 nautical miles long and 4 nautical miles wide flowing westward into Forster Ice Piedmont, western Antarctic Peninsula, just north of Flinders Peak. Roughly surveyed by British Graham Land Expedition, 1 ...

                                               

Shapkarev Buttress

Shapkarev Buttress is the rounded, mostly ice-covered buttress extending 13 km in east-west direction and 16 km in north-south direction, rising to 1600 m on the west side of Hemimont Plateau on Fallieres Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica. The fea ...

                                               

Shoesmith Glacier

Shoesmith Glacier is the largest glacier on Horseshoe Island, flowing westward into both Lystad Bay and Gaul Cove. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1958 in association with Horseshoe Island. This article incorporates pub ...

                                               

Sickle Mountain

Sickle Mountain is a 1.250 m tall mountain standing on the south side of Clarke Glacier and 14 miles east of Cape Berteaux, on the west coast of Graham Land. So named by Finn Ronne of the East Base of the United States Antarctic Service, 1939–41, ...

                                               

Sirocco Glacier

Sirocco Glacier is a glacier about 3 nautical miles long flowing north-northeast into West Bay, Fallieres Coast, between Brindle Cliffs and Mount Edgell. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1977 after the sirocco, the I ...

                                               

Snowshoe Glacier

Snowshoe Glacier is a glacier 8 nautical miles long flowing west from a col in the southwest flank of Neny Glacier into Neny Fjord, western Graham Land. Roughly surveyed from the ground and photographed from the air by British Graham Land Expedit ...

                                               

Mount Solus

Mount Solus is a conspicuous, isolated mountain in the center and near the mouth of Weyerhaeuser Glacier, in southern Graham Land, the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica. It has steep rock sides meeting in a sharp summit ridge. Photo ...

                                               

Specimen Nunatak

Specimen Nunatak is a small but distinctive rock pinnacle that rises above the ice of Swithinbank Glacier about 4 nautical miles south of the glacier terminus, in Graham Land. The feature was visited on February 9, 1941 by Herbert G. Dorsey and J ...

                                               

Square Bay

Square Bay is a bay, roughly square in outline and 10 nautical miles wide, indenting the west coast of Graham Land between Nicholl Head and Camp Point. Most of the entrance to the bay is occupied by Horseshoe Island, which limits access to a narr ...

                                               

Statham Peak

Statham Peak is a prominent pointed peak rising to 1.170 m at the southwest end of Perplex Ridge, Pourquoi Pas Island, in northeast Marguerite Bay. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1979 after David Statham, Falkland Isla ...

                                               

Stipple Rocks

Stipple Rocks is a compact group of more than twenty rocks, lying 3 nautical miles northwest of Millerand Island in Marguerite Bay, off the west coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, and ...