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Mount Lassell

Mount Lassell is a snow-covered peak, 1.000 metres high, overlooking the head of Neptune Glacier in the southeast part of Alexander Island, Antarctica. The peak appears to have been first sighted from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on November 23, ...

                                               

Lassus Mountains

The Lassus Mountains are a large group of mountains, 15 nautical miles long and 3 nautical miles wide, rising to 2.100 metres and extending south from Palestrina Glacier in the northwest part of Alexander Island, Antarctica. They overlook Lazarev ...

                                               

Lazarev Bay

Lazarev Bay is a rectangular bay, 15 nautical miles long and 13 nautical miles wide, which separates Alexander Island from Rothschild Island and is bounded on the south side by the Wilkins Ice Shelf, which joins the east portion of Rothschild Isl ...

                                               

Leda Ridge

Leda Ridge is a ridge running in a northeast–southwest direction lying on the west side of the Ganymede Heights, east of Jupiter Glacier, on the east side of Alexander Island, Antarctica. The ridge was photographed from the air by the Ronne Antar ...

                                               

LeMay Range

The LeMay Range is a mountain range 40 nautical miles long with peaks rising to 2.000 metres, extending in a northwest–southeast direction from Snick Pass to the north side of Uranus Glacier in the central portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. ...

                                               

Lennon Glacier

Lennon Glacier is a glacier flowing southwest into the outer part of Lazarev Bay, in northern Alexander Island, Antarctica. It was surveyed by the British Antarctic Survey, 1975–76, and was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1980 ...

                                               

Les Dents

Les Dents is a conspicuous landmark consisting of four toothlike peaks, uniform in height and rising to about 1.500 metres between Mount Bayonne and Mount Paris, situated within the Rouen Mountains in the northern part of Alexander Island, Antarc ...

                                               

Lesnovo Hill

Lesnovo Hill is the mostly ice-covered hill rising to 1000 m at the west extremity of Care Heights in Rouen Mountains, northern Alexander Island in Antarctica. It surmounts Nichols Snowfield to the west. The hill was visited on 28 January 1988 by ...

                                               

Lewis Snowfield

Lewis Snowfield is a low and undulating snowfield lying south of Holoviak Glacier and east of the Franck Nunataks in the southwest portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. It extends westward from the Walton Mountains to the Beethoven Peninsula a ...

                                               

Mount Liszt

Mount Liszt is a snow-covered mountain, about 600 metres high, with a scarp on its southeastern face, rising 5 nautical miles northeast of Mount Grieg, on the Beethoven Peninsula, situated in the southwest portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. ...

                                               

Lizard Nunatak

Lizard Nunatak is a nunatak rising to about 800 metres situated within the Nichols Snowfield, in the northern portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. It is situated 12 km east by north of Mount Kliment Ohridski and 9 km south-southeast of the su ...

                                               

Lully Foothills

The Lully Foothills are a large group of peaks and nunataks extending 15 nautical miles in a northeast–southwest direction between Vivaldi Glacier and the LeMay Range in the west-central part of Alexander Island, Antarctica. Apparently first seen ...

                                               

Lunar Crag

Lunar Crag is one of the rock-exposed summits within the Planet Heights mountain range, rising to about 1.200 metres at the head of Pluto Glacier on the east side of Alexander Island, Antarctica. It was photographed from the air by the Ronne Anta ...

                                               

Lyubimets Nunatak

Lyubimets Nunatak is the partly ice-covered rocky ridge extending 3.9 km in north-northeast to south-southwest direction and 1.8 km wide, rising to 1100 m in Bartok Glacier on the west side of Elgar Uplands in northern Alexander Island, Antarctic ...

                                               

Mount McArthur (Antarctica)

Mount McArthur is, at about 1.450 metres, the highest peak in the Walton Mountains of southern Alexander Island, Antarctica. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee after Malcolm McArthur, a British Antarctic Survey geophysicist at ...

                                               

McManus Glacier

McManus Glacier is a glacier flowing north into Palestrina Glacier, in northwestern Alexander Island, Antarctica. It separates Lassus Mountains on the west from Sofia University Mountains on the east. The glacier was surveyed by the British Antar ...

                                               

Mahler Spur

Mahler Spur is a rock spur, 6 nautical miles long, extending west into the Mozart Ice Piedmont 7 nautical miles east of the south end of the Debussy Heights, in the northern part of Alexander Island, Antarctica. It was first seen from the air and ...

                                               

Mariner Hill

Mariner Hill is a prominent snow-free conical hill, rising to about 500 metres midway between Syrtis Hill and Two Step Cliffs, situated in the southeastern portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Comm ...

                                               

Marr Bluff

Marr Bluff is an exposed, rocky bluff, 1.065 metres high, immediately north of Wager Glacier on the east coast of Alexander Island, Antarctica. The cliff lies east of Mount Huckle and Mount Tilley in the Douglas Range. Marr Bluff was surveyed by ...

                                               

Mars Glacier

Mars Glacier is a glacier in the southeastern corner of Alexander Island, Antarctica, 6 nautical miles long and 2 nautical miles wide, flowing south into the George VI Ice Shelf. The glacier lies between Two Step Cliffs and Phobos Ridge. Mars Gla ...

                                               

Martin Ice Rise

Martin Ice Rise is an ice rise, 6 nautical miles long and 3 nautical miles wide, merged within the George VI Ice Shelf and the George VI Sound, located 10 nautical miles southwest of Kirwan Inlet, off the east coast of Alexander Island and the we ...

                                               

Mazza Point

Mazza Point is a snow-covered headland lying between Brahms Inlet and Mendelssohn Inlet, marking the northwest end of Derocher Peninsula, a minor peninsula that extends in a northwest point from Beethoven Peninsula, situated in the southwest port ...

                                               

Mendelssohn Inlet

Mendelssohn Inlet is an ice-filled inlet, 25 nautical miles long and 9 nautical miles wide, situated between Derocher Peninsula and Eroica Peninsula on the north side of Beethoven Peninsula, in the southwest part of Alexander Island, Antarctica. ...

                                               

Mercury Glacier (Alexander Island)

Mercury Glacier is a glacier on the east coast of Alexander Island, Antarctica, 5 nautical miles long and 2 nautical miles wide, flowing east into George VI Sound between the Waitabit Cliffs and Keystone Cliffs. The glacier was probably first sig ...

                                               

Merger Island

Merger Island is an ice-covered island 6 kilometres long at the entrance of Haydn Inlet, lying off the west coast of Alexander Island, Antarctica. It was first mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition in 1947–48 by ...

                                               

Milky Way (Antarctica)

The Milky Way is a col situated between the southernmost extremity of the LeMay Range and the Planet Heights mountain range, in the eastern part of Alexander Island, Antarctica. It is the highest point on a possible sledging route between Jupiter ...

                                               

Mimas Peak

Mimas Peak is a sharp conspicuous peak, rising to about 1.000 metres west of the head of Saturn Glacier and 9 nautical miles west of the Dione Nunataks in the southeast part of Alexander Island, Antarctica. It was first seen and photographed from ...

                                               

Miranda Peaks

The Miranda Peaks are a line of about six peaks trending in a north–south direction on the south side of Uranus Glacier, in eastern Alexander Island, Antarctica. They were photographed by Lincoln Ellsworth on November 23, 1935, in the course of a ...

                                               

Monteverdi Peninsula

Monteverdi Peninsula is a large ice-covered peninsula lying between the Bach Ice Shelf and George VI Sound, forming the southernmost extremity of Alexander Island, Antarctica. The southern side of the feature was first seen and charted by Finn Ro ...

                                               

Moran Glacier

Moran Glacier is a glacier 10 nautical miles long, joined at the south side by Walter Glacier, flowing east into Schokalsky Bay, situated in the northeast portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Resea ...

                                               

Moriseni Peak

Moriseni Peak is the mostly ice-covered peak rising to 1800 m in Lassus Mountains, northern Alexander Island in Antarctica. It has steep and partly ice-free south slopes, and surmounts Nichols Snowfield to the east and Narechen Glacier to the nor ...

                                               

Mount Morley

Mount Morley is a mountain rising to about 1.550 metres in the southern part of the Lassus Mountains, in northwestern Alexander Island, Antarctica. It was first mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition in 1947–48 by ...

                                               

Mount Balkanska

Mount Balkanska is the mostly ice-covered mountain rising to 1600 m in Lassus Mountains, northern Alexander Island in Antarctica. It has steep and partly ice-free southwest slopes, and surmounts Nichols Snowfield to the east and Narechen Glacier ...

                                               

Mount Devol

Mount Devol is the ice-covered mountain rising to 1700 m in Lassus Mountains, northern Alexander Island in Antarctica. It surmounts Nichols Snowfield to the east and Narechen Glacier to the west. The feature is named after the town and region of ...

                                               

Mount Pontida

Mount Pontida is the ice-covered mountain rising to 1700 m in Havre Mountains, northern Alexander Island in Antarctica. It surmounts Hadzhiev Glacier to the north, Foreman Glacier to the southeast and Wubbold Glacier to the southwest. British map ...

                                               

Moutonnee Lake

Moutonnee Lake is a sub-glacial lake that lies within Moutonnee Valley, marginal to the George VI Ice Shelf, 7 km south of Ablation Point indenting the east coast of Alexander Island, facing the west coast of Palmer Land, Antarctica. Following li ...

                                               

Moutonnee Valley

Moutonnee Valley is a valley in the Ganymede Heights area on the east coast of Alexander Island, Antarctica. The valley runs eastward towards Moutonnee Lake and George VI Sound. It was named in association with the lake by the United Kingdom Anta ...

                                               

Mussorgsky Peaks

Mussorgsky Peaks are two rocky peaks rising to about 500 m lying northwest of Mount Grieg on the base of the Derocher Peninsula, a minor, ice-covered peninsula that protrudes out from the Beethoven Peninsula into the Wilkins Ice Shelf in the sout ...

                                               

Natal Ridge

Natal Ridge is a prominent snow-free terraced ridge forming part of the north boundary of the Two Step Cliffs massif located in the southeast portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1993 ...

                                               

Nebush Nunatak

Nebush Nunatak is the mostly ice-free rocky ridge extending 1.54 km in north-south direction and 1.1 km wide, rising to 900 m on the west side of Elgar Uplands in northern Alexander Island, Antarctica. It surmounts Nichols Snowfield to the west a ...

                                               

Neptune Glacier

Neptune Glacier is a glacier on the east coast of Alexander Island, Antarctica, 12 nautical miles long and 4 nautical miles wide, flowing east into George VI Sound and the George VI Ice Shelf to the south of Triton Point. Although Neptune Glacier ...

                                               

Mount Newman

Mount Newman is a mountain rising to about 1.150 m in northeast Havre Mountains, north Alexander Island, Antarctica. Situated 13.23 km south of Satovcha Peak, 13.15 km north-northwest of Breze Peak, 8.26 km northeast of Mount Pontida and 7.34 km ...

                                               

Mount Nicholas

Mount Nicholas is a 1.465-m mountain, standing 5.5 nautical miles south-southwest of Cape Brown, and forming the northern limit of the Douglas Range on the east side of Alexander Island, Antarctica. First seen and roughly charted from a distance ...

                                               

Nichols Snowfield

Nichols Snowfield is a snowfield, 22 nautical miles long and 8 nautical miles wide, bounded by the Rouen Mountains and Elgar Uplands to the east and Lassus Mountains to the west, in the north part of Alexander Island, Antarctica. The snowfield wa ...

                                               

Nicolai Peak

Nicolai Peak is the ice-covered peak rising to 1300 m in Havre Mountains, northern Alexander Island in Antarctica. It has steep and partly ice-free southwest slopes, and surmounts Lennon Glacier to the north and east, and Pipkov Glacier to the so ...

                                               

Nonplus Crag

Nonplus Crag is a prominent rock cliff, 1.250 m, in the LeMay Range, near the head of Jupiter Glacier in the E-central part of Alexander Island, Antarctica. First photographed from the air on November 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped fro ...

                                               

Oberon Peak

Oberon Peak is an isolated nunatak, rising to about 1.250 m, at the head of Uranus Glacier and 8 nautical miles north-northwest of Titania Peak in central Alexander Island, Antarctica. First mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Res ...

                                               

Offset Ridge

Offset Ridge is a ridge extending west from Triton Point lying between Venus Glacier and Neptune Glacier in eastern Alexander Island, Antarctica. The ridge was mapped by Directorate of Overseas Surveys from satellite imagery by U.S. National Aero ...

                                               

Pagoda Ridge

Pagoda Ridge is a ridge with a small peak resembling a pagoda at the summit, located between Phobos Ridge and Deimos Ridge on the north side of Saturn Glacier, in southeast Alexander Island, Antarctica. The feature was mapped from trimetrogon air ...

                                               

Palestrina Glacier

Palestrina Glacier is a glacier lying in the northern portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica, 11 nautical miles long and 8 nautical miles wide, flowing west from Nichols Snowfield into Lazarev Bay. The glacier was mapped from air photos taken by ...