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Tongue Rocks

The Tongue Rocks are a small set of ice-free volcanic rocks lying between Eagle Island and Beak Island, off Trinity Peninsula. They are part of the James Ross Island Volcanic Group and were named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee ...

                                               

Toro Point

Toro Point is a point which forms the south extremity of Schmidt Peninsula and the north side of the entrance to Unwin Cove, Trinity Peninsula. Named by the fifth Chilean Antarctic Expedition after Carlos Toro Mazote G. who, as an aviation lieute ...

                                               

Trajan Gate

Trajan Gate is the flat saddle of elevation ca. 850 m extending 4.3 km on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula, which is situated between Malorad Glacier to the north and a Russell West Glacier to the south. Linking Mount Ignatiev and Srednogor ...

                                               

Trakiya Heights

The Trakiya Heights are the heights rising to 1.336 m on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. The heights are bounded by Russell West Glacier to the north, Srem Gap and Russell East Glacier to the northeast, Victory Glacier to the southwest an ...

                                               

Trepassey Bay (Antarctica)

Trepassey Bay is a bay thats 1.2 kilometers wide, located on the northeast side of the Tabarin Peninsula, 5.6 kilometers south-southeast of the Hope Bay, in the extreme northeast of the Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.

                                               

Trinity Peninsula

Trinity Peninsula is the northernmost part of the Antarctic Peninsula. It extends northeastward for about 130 km to Cape Dubouzet from an imaginary line connecting Cape Kater on the north-west coast and Cape Longing on the south-east coast. Prime ...

                                               

Tsarevets Buttress

Tsarevets Buttress is the rounded ice-covered buttress extending 7 km in north-south direction and 7 km in east-west direction, rising to 1749 m on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is situated on the northwest side of Detroit Plat ...

                                               

Tufft Nunatak

Tufft Nunatak is a small nunatak 3 nautical miles southwest of Mount Bradley and 4.6 km south of Senokos Nunatak, Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Roger Tufft of the Falklan ...

                                               

Unwin Cove

Unwin Cove is a cove immediately southeast of Toro Point, Trinity Peninsula. The cove was charted by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition, 1947–48, which named it for First Lieutenant Tomas Unwin Lambie, a naval officer of this expedition and the com ...

                                               

Urguri Nunatak

Urguri Nunatak is the rocky hill rising to 560 m in the east foothills of Laclavere Plateau on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is overlooking Mott Snowfield to the north. The nunatak is named after the ancient and medieval fortre ...

                                               

Utus Peak

Utus Peak is the rocky peak rising to 1217 m in Trakiya Heights on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. The peak is named after the ancient Roman town of Utus in Northern Bulgaria.

                                               

Velcha Cove

Velcha Cove is the 400 m wide cove indenting for 680 m the east coast of Astrolabe Island in Bransfield Strait, Antarctica. It is surmounted by Drumohar Peak on the northwest and Rogach Peak on the south. The feature is" named after Velcha Peak i ...

                                               

Verdikal Gap

Verdikal Gap is the flat ice-covered saddle of elevation over 750 m on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica, part of the ice divide between Bransfield Strait and Prince Gustav Channel. It is extending 5.3 km between Louis-Philippe Plateau ...

                                               

Vetrovala Peak

Vetrovala Peak is the rocky peak rising to 800 m in the south part of Aldomir Ridge on southern Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is situated at the head of Sjogren Inlet between the termini of Sjogren and Boydell Glaciers. An offs ...

                                               

Vidaurre Rock

Vidaurre Rock is a rock which breaks the surface at low water lying 0.05 nautical miles east of Acuna Rocks in the Duroch Islands, Trinity Peninsula. It was named by the fourth Chilean Antarctic Expedition, 1949–50. This article incorporates publ ...

                                               

Vinogradi Peak

Vinogradi Peak is a peak rising to 1.043 m in Kondofrey Heights on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. It is located 1 km south of Gurgulyat Peak, 3.65 km west-southwest of Mount Reece, and 5.2 km north of Mount Bradley. The peak is named aft ...

                                               

Vishegrad Knoll

Vishegrad Knoll is the hill rising to 550 m at the northeast tip of Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula. The feature is named after the settlement of Vishegrad in southern Bulgaria.

                                               

Vortex Island

Vortex Island is an island 0.5 nautical miles long and 245 m high, lying in the northeast part of Prince Gustav Channel about 2 nautical miles west-southwest of Corry Island, close south of Trinity Peninsula. Islands in this area were first seen ...

                                               

Cape Well-met

Cape Well-met is a dark, conspicuous headland near the center of the north side of Vega Island, close south of Trinity Peninsula. Cape Well-met was discovered and named by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, and commemorates the long delay ...

                                               

Whaleback Rocks

Whaleback Rocks is a group of low rocks lying 2 nautical miles west of Blake Island in Bone Bay, off the north coast of Trinity Peninsula. Charted in 1948 by members of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey who gave this descriptive name. This ...

                                               

Whitten Peak

Whitten Peak is a pyramidal peak, 445 m, forming the northeast end of Blade Ridge at the west side of the head of Hope Bay, on the northeast end of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, under Nordenskjold. ...

                                               

Mount Wild (Graham Land)

Mount Wild is a sharply defined rock ridge with several summits, the highest 945 m, standing at the north side of the entrance to Sjogren Inlet on the east coast of Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. First charted by the Falkland Islan ...

                                               

Wimple Dome

Wimple Dome is an ice-covered hill, 725 m, standing 2 nautical miles south of Hanson Hill and 2 nautical miles east of Bone Bay on the north side of Trinity Peninsula. The name was applied by members of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey fo ...

                                               

Windy Gap

Windy Gap is a pass 975 m high, located at the northeast end of Louis Philippe Plateau. It marks the meeting place of three valleys of Trinity Peninsula, namely Broad Valley leading eastward toward Duse Bay, that of Sestrimo Glacier leading north ...

                                               

Wisconsin Islands

Wisconsin Islands is a group of a dozen or more small rocky islands which lie 2 kilometres northeast of Largo Island in the northeast part of the Duroch Islands. Named after the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin. The name was ap ...

                                               

Yagodina Knoll

Yagodina Knoll is the ice-covered hill rising to 530 m at the northeast extremity of Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is surmounting Mott Snowfield to the southwest. The hill is named after the settlement of Yagodina in Southern B ...

                                               

Yalour Sound

Yalour Sound is a passage 1 mile wide and 4 miles long, usually ice bound, linking Fridtjof Sound and Antarctic Sound between Jonassen Island and Andersson Island, off Trinity Peninsula. Named by Argentina for Lieutenant Jorge Yalour, who accompa ...

                                               

Yarlovo Nunatak

Yarlovo Nunatak is the rocky hill rising to 744 m in the north foothills of Giovannini Ridge on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is surmounting Broad Valley to the north. The nunatak is named after the settlement of Yarlovo in Wes ...

                                               

Yatrus Promontory

Yatrus Promontory is the predominantly ice-free promontory projecting 8 km in east direction from Trinity Peninsula, Graham Land into Prince Gustav Channel south of Eyrie Bay, and ending in Jade Point to the east and Bald Head to the southeast. T ...

                                               

Yoglav Crag

Yoglav Crag is the rocky peak rising to 865 m in the south extremity of Kondofrey Heights on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is surmounting Znepole Ice Piedmont to the southeast. The feature is named after the settlement of Yogla ...

                                               

Young Point (Antarctica)

Young Point is a rocky point 3 miles south of Cape Roquemaurel at the east side of Bone Bay, on the west coast of Trinity Peninsula. Charted by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1948 and named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names ...

                                               

Zaldapa Ridge

Zaldapa Ridge is the predominantly ice-free ridge extending 4.6 km in east-west direction and 1.7 km wide on Yatrus Promontory in Graham Land, Antarctica, with its twin rocky summits rising to 383 and 359 m respectively. The ridge is named" after ...

                                               

Zanoge Hill

Zanoge Hill is the ice-covered hill rising to 710 m and forming the northwest extremity of Srednogorie Heights on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is surmounting Malorad Glacier to the east and north. The hill is named after the s ...

                                               

Zelee Rocks

Zelee Rocks is a group of rocks, some of which are above water and others near the surface, lying in Bransfield Strait 17 nautical miles north of Prime Head, the north tip of Antarctic Peninsula. They were discovered by the French expedition of 1 ...

                                               

Zlatolist Hill

Zlatolist Hill is the ice-covered hill rising to 956 m in the north foothills of Detroit Plateau on Trinity Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is surmounting Russell West Glacier to the north. The hill is named after the settlements of Zlat ...

                                               

Zlidol Gate

Zlidol Gate is the saddle of elevation over 800 m on Trinity Peninsula, Antarctic Peninsula separating Detroit Plateau to the west from Trakiya Heights to the east. The feature is horseshoe-shaped, jutting out to Russell West Glacier to the north ...

                                               

Ambrose Rocks

The Ambrose Rocks are a small cluster of rocks situated southwest of the southern Argentine Islands and 1 nautical mile northwest of the Gaunt Rocks, off the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. They were named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names C ...

                                               

Anagram Islands

The Anagram Islands are a group of small islands and rocks lying between Roca Islands and Argentine Islands, in the Wilhelm Archipelago, Antarctica. The area was charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Adrien de Gerlache, 1897–99, the F ...

                                               

Anvil Rock

Anvil Rock is a rock between Grotto Island and the southeast end of the Forge Islands in the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago. It was charted and named in 1935 by the British Graham Land Expedition under John Riddoch Rymill. The name is des ...

                                               

Barbiere Island

Barbiere Island is a small island, the southeasternmost of the islands lying off the south end of Petermann Island, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. It was charted by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, and named after M. Barbiere, one of the po ...

                                               

The Barchans

The Barchans is a group of small snow-capped islands marking the west end of the Argentine Islands, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition, 1934–37, under Rymill, and so named by him because the snow caps resemb ...

                                               

Barros Rocks

The Barros Rocks are a group of rocks between the Berthelot Islands and the Argentine Islands, lying 2 nautical miles southwest of Cape Tuxen off the west coast of Graham Land. They were discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, und ...

                                               

Bazzano Island

Bazzano Island is a small island lying off the south end of Petermann Island, between Lisboa Island and Boudet Island in the Wilhelm Archipelago. It was discovered and named by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot.

                                               

Bergel Rock

Bergel Rock is a rock nearly 1 nautical mile south of Quintana Island in the southwestern Wilhelm Archipelago. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Alexandra Bergel, a granddaughter of Sir Ernest Shackleton, and a sponsor fo ...

                                               

Betbeder Islands

The Betbeder Islands are a group of small islands and rocks in the southwest part of the Wilhelm Archipelago, 41 km west of Cape Tuxen. They were discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903–05, and named by Jean-Baptiste Charcot for Rear ...

                                               

Black Island (Wilhelm Archipelago)

Black Island is an island 0.4 km long, lying close southwest of Skua Island in the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago. It was charted and named descriptively in 1935 by the British Graham Land Expedition under John Rymill.

                                               

Black Island Channel

Black Island Channel is a channel 0.1 nautical miles wide between Black Island and Skua Island in the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago. It was charted and named in 1935 by the British Graham Land Expedition under John Rymill.

                                               

Bloor Passage

Bloor Passage is a passage leading northward from Meek Channel between Corner Island and Uruguay Island, in the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1959 for Able Seaman Vincent T. Bloo ...

                                               

Boudet Island

Boudet Island is the largest of several small islands lying off the south end of Petermann Island, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. It was discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, and named by J.B. Charcot, probably for Monsieur Boudet, ...

                                               

Bradley Rock

Bradley Rock is an isolated rock which lies about 17 km northwest of the entrance to French Passage in the Wilhelm Archipelago. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Lieutenant Commander Edgar M. Bradley, Royal Navy, who dire ...