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Mount DUrville, Antarctica

Mount D’Urville is the ice-covered peak rising to 1085 m in the north foothills of Louis-Philippe Plateau on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is surmounting Sestrimo Glacier to the east. The peak is named after Captain Jules Dumon ...

                                               

Dabnik Peak

Dabnik Peak is a peak rising to 1090m off the west extremity of Laclavere Plateau on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. Situated on the east side of Misty Pass, 14.2 km southeast of Cape Ducorps, 11.14 km southwest of Ami Boue Peak and 9.81 ...

                                               

Mount Daimler

Mount Daimler is one of the highest points of the rock massif of Trakiya Heights between Russell East Glacier and Victory Glacier, situated 3.87 km east-southeast of Irakli Peak and 3 nautical miles south of Mount Canicula, Trinity Peninsula. It ...

                                               

Damga Point

Damga Point is the sharp rocky northwest entrance point of Mokren Bight on the west coast of Astrolabe Island in Bransfield Strait, Antarctica. It is" named after Damga Peak in Rila Mountain, Bulgaria.”

                                               

Daveri Hill

Daveri Hill is the ice-covered hill rising to 834 m at the northeast extremity of Srednogorie Heights on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is surmounting Malorad Glacier to the north. The hill is named after the settlements of Dave ...

                                               

De Mas Rocks

The De Mas Rocks, also known as Demas Rocks is a group of rocks off the northwest coast of Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica in the approach to Huon Bay, 3 miles northeast of Cape Ducorps. Discovered in March 1838 by Captain Jules Dumont dUrville, wh ...

                                               

Diaz Rock

Diaz Rock is the largest of several rocks lying 1 km north by west of Raduil Point, the northwest end of Astrolabe Island, off Trinity Peninsula in Antarctica. The rock was surveyed from the ground and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1955–57 ...

                                               

Dimaryp Peak

Dimaryp Peak is the prominent northeastern peak of Mount Carroll, rising to 500 metres, 1 nautical mile south of the head of Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula. First charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition under Otto Nordenskiold, 1901–04, it was s ...

                                               

Downham Peak

Downham Peak is a rock pyramid at the south side of the mouth of Sjogren Glacier, Trinity Peninsula. It was mapped from surveys by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, and was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Noel Y. Downh ...

                                               

Dragons Teeth (Antarctica)

Dragons Teeth are a small group of rocks rising to c. 100 m off Kanarata Point, the northeast extremity of Astrolabe Island, off Trinity Peninsula in Antarctica. They were photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by FIDASE, 1955–57. ...

                                               

Dragor Hill

Dragor Hill is the hill rising to 748 m east of Whitecloud Glacier on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 7.85 km southeast of Nikyup Point, 2.85 km south of Almond Point and 1.85 km west-northwest of Borovan Knoll. The hill is named ...

                                               

Draka Nunatak

Draka Nunatak is the lens-shaped rocky ridge extending 4.2 km and 1.9 km wide, with twin heights rising to 750 m on the southwest coast of Sjogren Inlet on southern Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. The feature is named after the sett ...

                                               

Drenta Bluff

Drenta Bluff is the ice-covered bluff of elevation 1076 m forming the south extremity of Louis-Philippe Plateau on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is situated on the north side of Benz Pass, surmounting Verdikal Gap to the west a ...

                                               

Drumohar Peak

Drumohar Peak is the ice-covered peak rising to 553 m in the northeastern part of Astrolabe Island off Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica. The peak is named after the settlement of Drumohar in Western Bulgaria.

                                               

Cape Dubouzet

Cape Dubouzet is a cape that marks the northeastern extremity of Trinity Peninsula and the Antarctic Peninsula. It is situated 7.7 miles north by west of Sheppard Point, 1.15 miles northeast of Vishegrad Knoll, 9 miles east-southeast of Prime Hea ...

                                               

Cape Ducorps

Cape Ducorps is a point marking the north end of Cockerell Peninsula on the north coast of Trinity Peninsula. It was discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1837–40, under Captain Jules Dumont dUrville, and named by him for Louis Ducorps, ...

                                               

Duparc Rocks

The Duparc Rocks are a group of rocks between 1 and 2 nautical miles off the coast, 3 nautical miles northeast of Cape Roquemaurel, Trinity Peninsula. They were mapped from surveys by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, and were named by th ...

                                               

Duse Bay

Duse Bay is a bay indenting the south side of Trinity Peninsula between View Point and the western side of Tabarin Peninsula. It was discovered by a party under J. Gunnar Andersson, of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, and was named by O ...

                                               

Eagle Cove

Eagle Cove is a small cove immediately west of Seal Point along the south side of Hope Bay, at the northeast end of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was discovered by J. Gunnar Anderssons party of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, who wintere ...

                                               

Eagle Island, Antarctica

Eagle Island is one of several islands around the peninsula known as Graham Land, which is closer to South America than any other part of that continent. It is an island in the continent of Antarctica, separated from the Antarctic mainland by the ...

                                               

Ebony Wall

Ebony Wall is a dark, nearly vertical rock wall in Antarctica, which rises about 400 metres at the head of Pettus Glacier. The wall is about 2 nautical miles long and forms a part of the western escarpment of Detroit Plateau near the base of Trin ...

                                               

Eddy Col

Eddy Col is a steep-sided rocky col between Mount Taylor and Blade Ridge, 1.5 nautical miles southwest of the head of Hope Bay on Trinity Peninsula. It was surveyed in 1955 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, who applied the descriptive ...

                                               

Egg Island (Antarctica)

Egg Island is a circular island 2.8 kilometres in diameter and 310 m high, lying 1.9 kilometres west of Tail Island in the northeast part of Prince Gustav Channel. Probably first seen by a party under J. Gunnar Andersson of the Swedish Antarctic ...

                                               

Eremiya Hill

Eremiya Hill is an ice-covered hill rising to 863m in the west part of Marescot Ridge on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is surmounting Malorad Glacier to the southwest. The hill is named after the settlement of Eremiya in Wester ...

                                               

Erul Heights

Erul Heights are the heights rising to 1092 m on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. They are bounded by Russell East Glacier to the south and Cugnot Ice Piedmont to the north, extending 8 km from Benz Pass in east-southeast direction t ...

                                               

Estay Rock

Estay Rock is a rock lying 1.8 nautical miles west-southwest of Toro Point, Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica. It was named for a minister of the Chilean government, Fidel Estay Cortez, and the name appears on a Chilean government chart of 1948.

                                               

Eyrie Bay

Eyrie Bay is a bay, 2.5 miles wide at its mouth and extending 3 miles inland, lying north of Jade Point on Yatrus Promontory, Trinity Peninsula in Antarctica. It was so named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee after an eagles eyrie because ...

                                               

Fidase Peak

Fidase Peak is a distinctive peak 9 nautical miles east of Mount Jacquinot, rising to 915 metres at the west end of Mott Snowfield, Trinity Peninsula. The name represents the initial letters of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey ...

                                               

Fivemile Rock

Fivemile Rock is a small nunatak, 375 metres high, rising just northwest of Mineral Hill on Tabarin Peninsula, Antarctica. It was mapped in 1946 and again in 1956 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, and so named because the feature is lo ...

                                               

Fridtjof Sound

Fridtjof Sound is a sound, 6 nautical miles long in a north–south direction and 2 nautical miles wide, which separates Andersson Island and Jonassen Island from Tabarin Peninsula, at the northeast end of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was discovered ...

                                               

Gamma Hill

Gamma Hill is a distinctive ice-covered hill on Tabarin Peninsula, Antarctica, rising more than 300 metres on the shore of Fridtjof Sound. is an inferred volcanic vent of the James Ross Island Volcanic Group. The name arises from the intensive ge ...

                                               

Gandara Island

Gandara Island is an island immediately southwest of Kopaitic Island in the Duroch Islands of Antarctica. The name appears on a Chilean government chart of 1959. It was presumably named for Comodoro Jorge Gandara, the leader of the 1954–55 Chilea ...

                                               

Garvan Point

Garvan Point is the point forming the east side of the entrance to Retizhe Cove on the south coast of Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. The point is named after the settlements of Garvan in Northern and Northeastern Bulgaria.

                                               

Gavin Ice Piedmont

Gavin Ice Piedmont is an ice piedmont in Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica, about 15 nautical miles long and between 3 and 6 nautical miles wide, extending from Charcot Bay to Russell West Glacier. It was mapped from surveys by the Falkland Islands D ...

                                               

Gega Point

Gega Point is a point on the west coast of Astrolabe Island in Bransfield Strait off Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica forming the southeast side of the entrance to Mokren Bight. The point is named after the settlement of Gega in southwestern Bulgaria.

                                               

Gigen Peak

Gigen Peak is the summit of Erul Heights on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula, rising to 1092 m on the south side of Benz Pass, and surmounting Russell East Glacier to the west and south, and Cugnot Ice Piedmont to the east. The peak is name ...

                                               

Golesh Bluff

Golesh Bluff is the ice-covered bluff rising to 1400 m on the north side of Detroit Plateau on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It has precipitous west slopes surmounting a tributary glacier that is flowing northwestwards into Pettus ...

                                               

Gonzalez Anchorage

Gonzalez Anchorage is an anchorage in the Duroch Islands of Antarctica, on the west side of Kopaitic Island. The anchorage was charted by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition of 1948, which gave the name after Capitan de Fragata Ernesto Gonzalez Nava ...

                                               

Gornik Knoll

Gornik Knoll is the rocky hill rising to 466 m on the southeast side of Cugnot Ice Piedmont on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. The hill is named after the settlement of Gornik in Northern Bulgaria.

                                               

Gorublyane Knoll

Gorublyane Knoll is the hill rising to 775 m at the base of Belitsa Peninsula on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 3.9 km north of Poynter Hill and 9.6 km south by east of Notter Point. Overlooking Gavin Ice Piedmont to the north a ...

                                               

Greben Hill

Greben Hill is the hill rising to 924 m in Srednogorie Heights on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 2.81 km north-northwest of Ledenika Peak, 5.12 km southwest of Corner Peak and 3.42 km southeast of Hanson Hill. Surmounting Malora ...

                                               

Gredaro Point

Gredaro Point is the round and low, mostly ice-covered point on the southeast coast of Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica projecting into Prince Gustav Channel in Weddell Sea, and situated at the east extremity of Zavera Snowfield. The ...

                                               

Cape Green

Cape Green is a low ice cliff forming the southeastern extremity of Tabarin Peninsula, on the northeast end of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was charted by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1946 and named for Michael C. Green, a FIDS geol ...

                                               

Grunden Rock

Grunden Rock is a rock 15 metres high, surrounded by a group of smaller rocks, lying close east of Hut Cove along the south side of the entrance to Hope Bay, at the northeast end of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was discovered by the Swedish Antarc ...

                                               

Gurgulyat Peak

Gurgulyat Peak is the peak rising to 1050 m in Kondofrey Heights on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. Situated 2.08 km southwest of Skakavitsa Peak, 4 km west by north of Mount Reece and 10.6 km south of Mount Schuyler. Surmounting Victory ...

                                               

Gutierrez Reef

Gutierrez Reef is a reef with 2 fathoms of water over it, located 0.2 nautical miles north-northeast of the north end of Kopaitic Island in the Duroch Islands, Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica. It was named by the second Chilean Antarctic Expedition ...

                                               

Halpern Point

Halpern Point is a point on the northern coast of Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica, directly south of the eastern part of the Duroch Islands. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Martin Halpern of the Geophysical and Polar R ...

                                               

Hanson Hill

Hanson Hill is a snow-covered hill, 900 metres high, with two lower summits, one to the north and one to the south, standing 4 nautical miles southeast of Cape Roquemaurel and 3 kilometres west-northwest of Zanoge Hill on Trinity Peninsula in Gra ...

                                               

Hazarbasanov Ridge

Hazarbasanov Ridge is the mostly ice-free ridge extending 5.5 km, 2.4 km wide and rising to 750 m on the southwest side of Sjogren Glacier on southern Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. The feature is named after Dobri Hazarbasanov b. ...

                                               

Hitar Petar Nunatak

Hitar Petar Nunatak is the rocky hill rising to 462 m on the coast of Prince Gustav Channel, facing Alectoria Island and next south of the terminus of Aitkenhead Glacier on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. The nunatak is "named after ...