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Rossa Point

Rossa Point is a point 2 nautical miles northeast of Ferin Head on Velingrad Peninsula, the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Na ...

                                               

Mount Rouge

Mount Rouge is a prominent mountain between Funk and Cadman Glaciers at the head of Beascochea Bay, on the west side of Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered and named Massif Rouge by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, led by ...

                                               

Runnelstone Rock

Runnelstone Rock is a rock lying at the southwest end of Grandidier Channel, 3 nautical miles northwest of Larrouy Island and 16 nautical miles west-southwest of Cape Garcia, Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition in 1935–36 a ...

                                               

Saffery Islands

Saffery Islands is a group of islands extending west from Black Head, off the west coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee for J.H. Saf ...

                                               

Salmon Island

Salmon Island is the westernmost of the Fish Islands, lying off the west coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. So named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1959 because it ...

                                               

Sanctuary Islands

Sanctuary Islands is a group of small islands lying just off the west side of Chavez Island, 0.5 nautical miles southwest of Link Stack, off the west coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. So na ...

                                               

Mount Scott (Antarctica)

Mount Scott is a horseshoe-shaped massif on Kiev Peninsula, the west coast of Graham Land, which is open to the southwest with its convex side fronting on Girard Bay and its northwestern side on Lemaire Channel. Its a great place to say, "Great S ...

                                               

Mount Shackleton

Mount Shackleton is a mountain, 1.465 m, with perpendicular cliffs facing west, standing 2.5 miles east of Chaigneau Peak between Leay and Wiggins Glaciers on Kiev Peninsula, the west side of Graham Land in Antarctica. It was discovered by the 19 ...

                                               

Shag Rock (Antarctica)

Shag Rock is a rock 0.1 miles east of Cliff Island and 8 miles west of Prospect Point, off the west coast of Graham Land. Charted and named by the British Graham Land Expedition, 1934–37, under Rymill. This article incorporates public domain mate ...

                                               

Simler Snowfield

Simler Snowfield is a snowfield lying northeast of Holtedahl Bay, on Velingrad Peninsula, the west coast of Graham Land in Antarctica. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956–57, and mapped from these photos by the Falkland Islands Depen ...

                                               

Sohm Glacier

Sohm Glacier is a glacier flowing into Bilgeri Glacier on Velingrad Peninsula, the west coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1959 ...

                                               

Somers Glacier

Somers Glacier is a glacier flowing northwest into Trooz Glacier on Kiev Peninsula, the west coast of Graham Land. First charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Commit ...

                                               

Sphinx Island

Sphinx Island is an island 2 nautical miles long and 1 nautical mile wide, having a bare rocky summit with vertical faces on all four sides, lying in the entrance to Barilari Bay north of Loqui Point on Velingrad Peninsula, Graham Land in Antarct ...

                                               

Starmen Point

Starmen Point is the point on the west side of the entrance to Crates Bay on the northeast coast of Stresher Peninsula, Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula. The feature is named after the settlement of Starmen in Northeastern Bulgaria.

                                               

Sterna Island

Sterna Island is a small island lying 0.7 nautical miles north of Darboux Island, off the west coast of Graham Land. First charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. So named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names C ...

                                               

Strelcha Spur

Strelcha Spur is the rocky, partly ice-covered spur extending 5.3 km in south-southeast to north-northwest direction and 1.4 km wide, rising to 650 m in the west foothills of Bruce Plateau on Graham Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica. It has steep ...

                                               

Stresher Peninsula

Stresher Peninsula is the predominantly ice-covered rectangular peninsula 30 km wide and projecting 24 km northwestwards from Graham Land, Antarctic Peninsula. It is bounded by Holtedahl Bay to the northeast, Auvert Bay to the northwest and Darbe ...

                                               

Swift Peak

Swift Peak is a peak that is the highest point of an undulating, mainly snow-covered range of hills rising to about 1.000 m. Located at the north end of Churchill Peninsula on the east coast of Graham Land. Charted by the Falkland Islands Depende ...

                                               

Tadpole Island

Tadpole Island is an island just north of Ferin Head, off the west coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. The name, given by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1959, is descri ...

                                               

Takaki Promontory

Takaki Promontory is a promontory at the northeast side of Leroux Bay, forming the west extremity of Barison Peninsula on Graham Coast, Graham Land in Antarctica. First seen and roughly charted by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903–05, under C ...

                                               

Talbot Glacier

Talbot Glacier is a glacier flowing into Etienne Fjord, Flandres Bay, on the west coast of Graham Land. First charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Gerlache, 1897–99. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1960 ...

                                               

Tot Island

Tot Island is a small island lying just north of the northeast end of Lahille Island, off the west coast of Graham Land. First charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. So named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Nam ...

                                               

Triad Islands

Triad Islands is a group of three small islands lying 1.5 nautical miles east of Chavez Island, off the west coast of Graham Land. First charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. The name given by the United Kingdom Ant ...

                                               

Trickster Rocks

Trickster Rocks is a several small rocks emerging from the sea less than 1 nautical mile northwest of Chavez Island in Grandidier Channel, off the west coast of Graham Land. So named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee because the r ...

                                               

Trigonia Island

Trigonia Island is a small island immediately off the south tip of Beer Island, lying 8 nautical miles west of Prospect Point, off the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was charted and named by the British Graham Land Expedition, 1934–37, ...

                                               

Trooz Glacier

Trooz Glacier is an Antarctic glacier. Situated on the Kiev Peninsula in Graham Land, 1.5 nautical miles wide at its mouth and some 15 nautical miles long, it flows west into the north part of Collins Bay. It was Discovered by the French Antarcti ...

                                               

Trout Island

Trout Island is an island just east of Salmon Island in the Fish Islands, off the west coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. So named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 19 ...

                                               

Trump Islands

Trump Islands is a small group of islands lying 4 nautical miles southwest of Dodman Island, off the west coast of Graham Land. The islands were discovered and named by the British Graham Land Expedition, 1934–37, under Rymill.

                                               

Tuorda Peak

Tuorda Peak is a peak, 870 m, rising eastward of Ferin Head on Velingrad Peninsula, the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956–57, and mapped from these photos by the Falkland Islands Dependencies ...

                                               

Turnabout Island (Antarctica)

Turnabout Island is a snow-capped island in the Saffery Islands, lying 2 nautical miles southwest of Black Head, off the west coast of Graham Land. Discovered and named by the British Graham Land Expedition, 1934–37, under Rymill. So named becaus ...

                                               

Cape Tuxen

Cape Tuxen is a rocky cape forming the south side of the entrance to Waddington Bay on Kiev Peninsula, the west coast of Graham Land. Discovered and named by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897–99, under Gerlache.

                                               

Upper Island

Upper Island is a narrow island at the north side of Mutton Cove, lying between Cliff and Harp Islands and 13 km west of Prospect Point, off the west coast of Graham Land. It was charted and named by the British Graham Land Expedition, 1934–37, u ...

                                               

Urovene Cove

Urovene Cove is the 2.65 km wide cove indenting for 2.75 km the southwest coast of Felipe Solo Peninsula, Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula. It is part of Barilari Bay, entered southeast of Laskar Point and northwest of Duyvis Point. The co ...

                                               

Vagrant Island

Vagrant Island is the northern of two islands just west of Rambler Island in the Bragg Islands, lying in Crystal Sound about 13.9 kilometres north of Cape Rey, Graham Land. Mapped from surveys by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey. The name der ...

                                               

Valiente Peak

Valiente Peak is a peak on Kiev Peninsula on the west coast of Graham Land, standing close north of the mouth of Lever Glacier where the latter enters Beascochea Bay. It was discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, under Charcot an ...

                                               

Vardun Point

Vardun Point is the point projecting 1 km into the head of Barilari Bay on Graham Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica, formed by an offshoot of Mitino Buttress. The point is named after the settlement of Vardun in Northeastern Bulgaria.

                                               

Vartop Point

Vartop Point is the point on the northwest side of the entrance to Finaeus Cove on the northeast coast of Magnier Peninsula, Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula. The feature is named after the settlement of Vartop in Northwestern Bulgaria.

                                               

Velingrad Peninsula

Velingrad Peninsula is the ice-covered peninsula projecting 22.5 km in northwest direction from Graham Coast on the west side of Antarctic Peninsula. Bounded by Barilari Bay to the northeast and Holtedahl Bay to the southwest, and separated from ...

                                               

Verge Rocks

Verge Rocks is a two rocks lying 2 nautical miles north of Chavez Island, off the west coast of Graham Land. It was mapped by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey from photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956–57, and was named by the ...

                                               

Veshka Point

Veshka Point is the point projecting 1.4 km into Dimitrov Cove on the north coast of Velingrad Peninsula, Graham Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica, and separating the glacier termini of Hoek Glacier to the southwest and Rusalka Glacier to the nort ...

                                               

Vieugue Island

Vieugue Island is an island 3 nautical miles long at the west side of Grandidier Channel, lying 1 nautical mile northwest of Duchaylard Island and 12 nautical miles west-northwest of Cape Garcia, off the west coast of Graham Land. Discovered by t ...

                                               

Vorweg Point

Vorweg Point is a point northwest of Huitfeldt Point on the southwest side of Barilari Bay, on the west coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names C ...

                                               

Waddington Bay

Waddington Bay is a bay 2 nautical miles long, in a NW-SE direction, and 1 nautical mile wide, indenting the west coast of Kiev Peninsula, Graham Land, immediately north of Cape Tuxen. This bay is partially defined on the charts of the Belgian An ...

                                               

Mount Waugh

Mount Waugh is a mountain, 585 m, standing at the south side of Beascochea Bay 3.5 nautical miles northeast of Nunez Point, on the west coast of Graham Land. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition under Charcot, 1908–10. Named by the Un ...

                                               

Weir Glacier

Weir Glacier is a glacier 8 nautical miles long, flowing north into the south part of Barilari Bay between Prestoy Point and Byaga Point, on the west coast of Graham Land. First sighted and roughly charted in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expediti ...

                                               

Whit Rock

Whit Rock is a rock lying between the Trump and Saffery Islands off the west coast of Graham Land. First shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1959 for its small size, "whit ...

                                               

Wiggins Glacier

Wiggins Glacier is a 10 nautical miles long glacier on Kiev Peninsula in Antarctica, flowing from Bruce Plateau to the west coast of Graham Land just south of Blanchard Ridge. Charted by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, under Charcot, an ...

                                               

Wollan Island

Wollan Island is a dome-shaped, ice-capped island with conspicuous rock exposures on its northwest side, lying 1 nautical mile north of Davidson Island in Crystal Sound. Mapped from surveys by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey. Named by United ...

                                               

Wooden Peak

Wooden Peak is a peak 2 nautical miles southeast of Black Head on Stresher Peninsula on the west coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, 1934–37. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committe ...

                                               

Mount Zdarsky

Mount Zdarsky is a mountain rising at the east side of Simler Snowfield on Velingrad Peninsula, between Barilari and Holtedahl Bays on the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. First charted and named "Mont Garcia" by the French Antarctic Expedi ...