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Tofani Glacier

Tofani Glacier is a glacier flowing northeast into the head of Solberg Inlet, Bowman Coast, to the north of Houser Peak. The feature was photographed from the air by United States Antarctic Service, 1940, U.S. Navy, 1966, and was surveyed by Falk ...

                                               

Tonkin Island

Tonkin Island is a narrow, ice-capped island in Antarctica. It is 3.5 nautical miles long in a north-south direction, marked by ice-free peaks at each end, lying 11 nautical miles southeast of Choyce Point, Bowman Coast, in Larsen Ice Shelf. The ...

                                               

Traffic Circle (Antarctica)

Traffic Circle is a glacier-filled expanse 500 m high, situated south of Mount Ptolemy and medially on Antarctic Peninsula between Marguerite Bay and Mobiloil Inlet. Hub Nunatak rises from the center of the Traffic Circle. From this position, fiv ...

                                               

Vesconte Point

Vesconte Point is a steep rock point on the south side of Bermel Peninsula, Bowman Coast, marking the extremity of a spur running southeast from the easternmost of the Bowditch Crests. The point was first roughly mapped by W.L.G. Joerg from air p ...

                                               

Victory Nunatak

Victory Nunatak is a conspicuous island-like nunatak with three rocky summits, the southernmost and highest rising to 360 meters. It rises above the ice of southeastern Mobiloil Inlet 8 nautical miles southeast of Kay Nunatak on the east coast of ...

                                               

Werenskiold Bastion

Werenskiold Bastion is a bold rock headland that rises very steeply to over 1.000 m and forms the coastline between Demorest Glacier and Matthes Glacier on the east coast of Graham Land. The feature was observed and photographed by several Americ ...

                                               

Werner Peak

Werner Peak is the highest and most conspicuous peak on the southeast side of Mercator Ice Piedmont. The peak rises just east of the north end of Norwood Scarp. A steep rock ridge on its north side is easily recognizable from any point on the ice ...

                                               

Weyerhaeuser Glacier

Weyerhaeuser Glacier is a large glacier flowing north into Mercator Ice Piedmont close west of Mobiloil Inlet, on the east coast of Antarctic Peninsula. This glacier lies in the area first explored from the air by Sir Hubert Wilkins in 1928 and L ...

                                               

Whirlwind Glaciers

Whirlwind Glaciers is a set of four prominent converging glaciers which flow into the west side of Whirlwind Inlet on the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by Sir Hubert Wilkins on his flight of December 20, 1928, the glaciers wer ...

                                               

Whirlwind Inlet

Whirlwind Inlet is an ice-filled inlet that recedes inland for 7 nautical miles and is 12 nautical miles wide at its entrance between Cape Northrop and Tent Nunatak, along the east coast of Graham Land. Sir Hubert Wilkins discovered the inlet on ...

                                               

Williamson Bluff

Williamson Bluff is a flat-topped bluff more than 1.000 metres high near the head of Trail Inlet on the east coast of Graham Land. The upper part of the bluff is snow topped, but the sides are steep and rocky. The bluff extends from the east side ...

                                               

Mount Wilson (Antarctica)

Mount Wilson is a mountain rising in the west part of the Bermel Peninsula on the Bowman Coast of Antarctica. This mountain appears indistinctly in a photograph taken by Sir Hubert Wilkins on his flight of December 20, 1928. The feature was repho ...

                                               

Wilson Pass (Antarctica)

Wilson Pass is a glacier pass at about 400 m, running NW-SE between Bowditch Crests and Rock Pile Peaks on Bermel Peninsula, Bowman Coast of Antarctica. The pass leads from Solberg Inlet to Mobiloil Inlet. The feature was photographed from the ai ...

                                               

Wyatt Glacier

Wyatt Glacier is a steep, narrow glacier 6 nautical miles long in southern Graham Land. It flows south from the central plateau near Beehive Hill to join the upper part of Gibbs Glacier. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Exped ...

                                               

Yates Spur

Yates Spur is a prominent rock spur on the south side of Mobiloil Inlet, Bowman Coast, at the west side of the terminus of Earnshaw Glacier. The spur was photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth, 1935, United States Antarctic Service, 1940, ...

                                               

Yule Peak

Yule Peak is a small but conspicuous triangular rock peak at west end of Bermel Peninsula, Bowman Coast on the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. The peak was photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on November 21 and 23, 1935, and was ...

                                               

Aguirre Passage

Aguirre Passage, also variously known as Pasaje Marinero, Canal Aguirre Cerda or Aguirre Channel, is a marine channel between Lemaire Island and Danco Coast, permitting northern access to Paradise Harbor. The feature was navigated by the ship Bel ...

                                               

Andree Island

Andree Island is an island lying in Recess Cove, Charlotte Bay, off the north coast of Eurydice Peninsula, Danco Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula. The island was mapped by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey from air photos taken by Hunting ...

                                               

Andvord Bay

Andvord Bay is a bay 9 nautical miles long and 3 nautical miles wide, which lies between Beneden Head and Duthiers Point along the west coast of Graham Land. It was discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897–99, under Adrien de Gerlache ...

                                               

Cape Anna

Cape Anna is a prominent black cape rising to 280 m, immediately west of Anna Cove, located 1 mile west of Louise Island and the entrance to Hugershoff Cove, and 2.3 miles northeast of Mount Fourcade, and forming the north tip of Arctowski Penins ...

                                               

Balis Ridge

Balis Ridge (Bulgarian: рид Балис, Rid Balis’ \rid ba-lis\ is the rocky, partly ice-covered ridge extending 7 km in southeast-northwest direction, 1.9 km wide and rising to 1100 m in the north foothills of Forbidden Plateau on Danco Coast in Grah ...

                                               

Bayet Peak

Bayt Peak is a conspicuous peak, 1.400 metres high, overlooking the south shore of Briand Fjord in Flandres Bay, on the west coast of Graham Land. The southeast entrance point of Briand Fjord was charted by the French Antarctic Expedition under J ...

                                               

Beaupre Cove

Beaupre Cove is a cove 1 nautical mile wide lying between Jones Point and ONeal Point, northwest of Piccard Cove in Wilhelmina Bay, along the west coast of Graham Land. Its head is fed by Nadjakov Glacier. The cove was first charted by the Belgia ...

                                               

Binkos Point

Binkos Point is the point on the northeast side of the entrance to Latinka Cove on the northwest coast of Pefaur Peninsula, Danco Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula. The point is named after the settlement of Binkos in Southeastern Bulgaria.

                                               

Bonev Peak

Bonev Peak is the mostly ice-covered peak of elevation 850 m on Eurydice Peninsula, Danco Coast in Graham Land. It has steep and partly ice-free east and northwest slopes, and surmounts Charlotte Bay to the southwest and west, its easterly part R ...

                                               

Brabazon Point

Brabazon Point is a headland forming the east side of the entrance to Salvesen Cove, on the west coast of Graham Land. It was charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Gerlache, 1897–99, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee ...

                                               

Charlotte Bay

Charlotte Bay is a bay on the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula indenting the west coast of Graham Land in a southeast direction for 12 nautical miles, between Reclus Peninsula and Cape Murray. Its head is fed by the glaciers Nobile, Bozhinov ...

                                               

Chavdar Peninsula

Chavdar Peninsula is a 10-km wide peninsula projecting 13 km in northwest direction from Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula in Antarctica. It is bounded by Curtiss Bay to the northeast, Hughes Bay to the southwest and Gerlache Strait to the n ...

                                               

Danco Coast

The Danco Coast is that portion of the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula between Cape Sterneck and Cape Renard. This coast was explored in January and February 1898 by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Adrien de Gerlache, who named it fo ...

                                               

Davidov Spur

Davidov Spur (Bulgarian: Давидов рид, Davidov Rid’ \da-vi-dov rid\ is the narrow rocky ridge of elevation 1400 m projecting from Detroit Plateau 2.75 km west-northwestwards into upper Cayley Glacier on Danco Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica. The ...

                                               

Mount Demaria

Mount Demaria is a mountain with precipitous sides, 635 metres high, rising immediately southeast of Cape Tuxen on the west coast of Kiev Peninsula in Graham Land. It was probably first sighted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition of 1897–99. It w ...

                                               

Duarte Cove

Duarte Cove is the 6 km embayment indenting for 4.9 km Danco Coast between Sladun Peninsula and Relyovo Peninsula. Entered south of Cierva Point and north of Renzo Point. The feature is named after Captain Jose Duarte, commander of the transport ...

                                               

Eckener Point

Eckener Point is a point marking both the northeast side of the entrance to Charlotte Bay and the west side of the entrance to Latinka Cove, and forming the western extremity of Pefaur Peninsula on the west coast of Graham Land. It was first roug ...

                                               

Egerika Range

Egerika Range (Bulgarian: хребет Егерика, Hrebet Egerika’ \hre-bet e-ge-ri-ka\ is the mostly ice-covered range extending 16.2 km in south-north direction and 7 km wide, rising to 1200 m in the north foothills of Herbert Plateau on Danco Coast in ...

                                               

Enterprise Island

Enterprise Island or Isla Lientur or Isla Nansen Norte or North Nansen Island is an island that is 2.8 kilometres long and lies at the northeast end of Nansen Island in Wilhelmina Bay, off the west coast of Graham Land. Today, a visit to Enterpri ...

                                               

Eurydice Peninsula

Eurydice Peninsula is the predominantly ice-covered 8 km wide peninsula projecting from Danco Coast, Antarctic Peninsula 7.4 km northwestwards into Charlotte Bay south of Recess Cove. It ends in Sepulveda Point to the north and Meusnier Point to ...

                                               

Forbidden Plateau (Antarctica)

The Forbidden Plateau is a long, narrow plateau extending southwestward from Charlotte Bay to Flandres Bay in Graham Land. It borders Bruce Plateau on the south and Foster Plateau on the north. The feature was mapped by the Falklands Islands Depe ...

                                               

Foster Plateau

Foster Plateau is a plateau, about 80 square miles in area, lying between Drygalski Glacier and Hektoria Glacier in northern Graham Land, Antarctica. It borders Forbidden Plateau on the south and Herbert Plateau on the north. The feature was phot ...

                                               

Galabinov Spur

Galabinov Spur (Bulgarian: Гълъбинов рид, Galabinov Rid’ \g&-l&-bi-nov rid\ is the narrow rocky ridge of elevation 1300 m projecting from Detroit Plateau 1.7 km west-northwestwards into upper Cayley Glacier on Danco Coast in Graham Land, ...

                                               

Harris Peak

Harris Peak is a peak, 1.005 metres high, surmounting the base of Reclus Peninsula on the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey from photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd in 1956–57, an ...

                                               

Herbert Plateau

Herbert Plateau is a portion of the central plateau of Graham Land, Antarctica, lying between Bleriot Glacier and Drygalski Glacier. It borders Foster Plateau on the south and Detroit Plateau on the north. The feature was photographed by the Falk ...

                                               

Hubl Peak

Hubl Peak is a peak west of Stolze Peak on Arctowski Peninsula, on the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey from photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd in 1956–57, and was named by the ...

                                               

Hugershoff Cove

Hugershoff Cove is a cove lying less than 1 nautical mile south of Louise Island and Emma Island, and 2 nautical miles northwest of Beaupre Cove in Wilhelmina Bay, along the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was charted by the Belgian Ant ...

                                               

Hughes Bay

Hughes Bay is a bay lying between Cape Sterneck and Cape Murray along the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It is 42 kilometres wide and lies south of Chavdar Peninsula and north of Pefaur Peninsula, indenting the Danco Coast on the west sid ...

                                               

Hyatt Cove

Hyatt Cove is a cove at the west side of Sonia Point in Flandres Bay, on the northeast coast of Kiev Peninsula on Danco Coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was discovered and roughly mapped by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897–99. It was ma ...

                                               

Jacques Peaks

The Jacques Peaks are a set of peaks rising to 385 metres at the northwest end of Reclus Peninsula on the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. They were shown on an Argentine government chart of 1954, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names C ...

                                               

Kaliva Range

Kaliva Range (Bulgarian: хребет Калива, Hrebet Kaliva’ \hre-bet ka-li-va\ is the mostly ice-covered range extending 24.7 km in southeast-northwest direction and 10 km wide, rising to 1600 m in the northwest foothills of Detroit Plateau and partly ...

                                               

Kapisturia Cove

Kapisturia Cove (Bulgarian: залив Капистурия, Zaliv Kapisturia’ \za-liv ka-pi-stu-ri-ya\ is the 1.65 km wide cove indenting for 1.9 km Danco Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica just south of Eurydice Peninsula. It is part of Charlotte Bay and has it ...

                                               

Kormyansko Saddle

Kormyansko Saddle (Bulgarian: Кормянска седловина, Kormyanska sedlovina’ \kor-myan-ska se-dlo-vi-na\ is the ice-covered saddle of elevation 1100 m in the north foothills of Herbert Plateau on Danco Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica. It connects Ob ...

                                               

Latinka Cove

Latinka Cove is the 1.95 km wide cove indenting for 1.65 km the northwest coast of Pefaur Peninsula, Danco Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula. It is entered east of Eckener Point and west of Binkos Point. The head of the cove is fed by Poduene Glac ...