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Mount Mentzel

Mount Mentzel is a peak, 2.330 metres high, standing 6 nautical miles east of Mount Zimmermann in the Gruber Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. it was discovered by the Third German Antarctic Expedition under Alfred Ritscher, 1938–39, and ...

                                               

Migmatitovaya Rock

Migmatitovaya Rock is a rock at the eastern end of a spur, lying 3 nautical miles northeast of Terletskiy Peak in the Shcherbakov Range of the Orvin Mountains, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was roughly plotted from air photos by the Third Germa ...

                                               

Mirazh Mountain

Mirazh Mountain is a peak rising to 1.485 metres on the north-central part of Steinmulen Shoulder in the Gruber Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was discovered and plotted from air photos by Third German Antarctic Expedition in 1938–3 ...

                                               

Mount Mirotvortsev

Mount Mirotvortsev is a mountain, 2.830 metres high, standing 1.5 nautical miles northeast of Mount Neustruyev in the Sudliche Petermann Range of the Wohlthat Mountains, Antarctica. It was discovered and plotted from air photos by the Third Germa ...

                                               

Mittlere Petermann Range

The Mittlere Petermann Range is one of the Petermann Ranges in Antarctica, extending north–south for 17 nautical miles from the Johnson Peaks to Store Svarthorn Peak, in the Wohlthat Mountains, Queen Maud Land. The range was discovered and plotte ...

                                               

Molchaniya Rock

Molchaniya Rock is an isolated rock 6 nautical miles west-northwest of the Rokhlin Nunataks in the Payer Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was discovered and first plotted from air photos by the Third German Antarctic Expedition of 193 ...

                                               

Morkenatten Peak

Morkenatten Peak is a peak, 2.515 metres high, located 1 nautical mile south of Chervov Peak in the Shcherbakov Range of the Orvin Mountains, in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by Norway from air photos and surveys by the Sixth Norwegi ...

                                               

Mundlauga Crags

Mundlauga Crags is a group of 2.455 m high rock crags that form the south end of Fenriskjeften Mountain in the Drygalski Mountains, Queen Maud Land in Antarctica. They were mapped from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition ...

                                               

Cape Murmanskiy

Cape Murmanskiy is an ice cape that projects from the west side of Lazarev Ice Shelf, about 25 nautical miles north-northeast of Leningradskiy Island, in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1959 and named by them for the ...

                                               

Nadezhdy Island

Nadezhdy Island is a bare rock island nearly 1.9 kilometres long, lying just off the north-central side of Schirmacher Hills, Queen Maud Land. First photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition, 1938–39. Mapped by the Soviet Antar ...

                                               

Nergaard Peak

Nergaard Peak is a peak located 3 nautical miles south of Niels Peak in the Gagarin Mountains of Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos and surveys by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1956–60. Both Nergaard P ...

                                               

Mount Neustruyev

Mount Neustruyev is a peak in East Antarctica, 2.900 m, standing 5 mi NNE of Gneiskopf Peak in Sudliche Petermann Range, Wohlthat Mountains, Queen Maud Land.

                                               

Niels Peak

Niels Peak is a peak, 2.525 m, rising 3 nautical miles north of Nergaard Peak in the Gagarin Mountains of the Orvin Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos and surveys by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1 ...

                                               

Mount Nikolayev

Mount Nikolayev is the central peak, 2.850 m, of Aurdalsegga Ridge in Sudliche Petermann Range, Wohlthat Mountains. Discovered and plotted from air photos by German Antarctic Expedition, 1938–39. Mapped from air photos and surveys by Norwegian An ...

                                               

Nikolayev Range

Nikolayev Range is a range standing between Austreskorve Glacier and Lunde Glacier in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norsk Polarinstitutt from surveys and air photos by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1956–60. Also mappe ...

                                               

Nordwestliche Insel Mountains

Nordwestliche Insel Mountains is a small, detached group of mountains, island-like in appearance, and forming the northern extremity of the Humboldt Mountains, in the Wohlthat Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the German Antarctic Exped ...

                                               

Nupsskarvet Mountain

Nupsskarvet Mountain is a broad mountain at the north side of Halisrimen Peak in the Kurze Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Mapped from surveys and air photos by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named Nupsskarvet. This article incorporates public ...

                                               

Lake Ober-See

Lake Ober-See is a permanently-frozen glacial meltwater lake lying between Sjoneset Spur and Mount Seekopf in the Gruber Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. The lake was discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition under Alfred Ritscher, 1 ...

                                               

Ormehausen Peak

Ormehausen Peak is a peak at the north end of Linnormen Hills in the Payer Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian ...

                                               

Ormeryggen

Ormeryggen are three major hills forming the central portion of Linnormen Hills, standing southeast of Skavlho Mountain in the Payer Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian c ...

                                               

Ormesporden Hill

Ormesporden Hill is a hill at the southwest end of Linnormen Hills in the Payer Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named Ormesporden. This article ...

                                               

Oskeladden Rock

Oskeladden Rock is a rock lying 0.9 nautical miles south of Pål Rock in the Arkticheskiy Institut Rocks, at the northwest extremity of the Wohlthat Mountains of Queen Maud Land. It was discovered and photographed by the German Antarctic Expeditio ...

                                               

Ostliche Petermann Range

The Ostliche Petermann Range is one of the Petermann Ranges, trending in a north–south direction for 15 nautical miles from Per Spur to the Gornyye Inzhenery Rocks, in the Wohlthat Mountains of Queen Maud Land. It was discovered and plotted from ...

                                               

Otter Plain

Otter Plain is an ice plain between Sigurd Knolls on the north and the Muhlig-Hofmann and Drygalski Mountains on the south, in Queen Maud Land. Plotted from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named after the Otter ai ...

                                               

Ozhidaniya Cove

Ozhidaniya Cove is a cove 0.5 nautical miles east of Tyuleniy Point on the north side of Schirmacher Hills, Queen Maud Land. Nadezhdy Island lies across the mouth of the cove. Mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1961 and named Zaliv Ozhi ...

                                               

Pål Rock

Pål Rock is a rock lying between Per and Oskeladden Rocks in the Arkticheskiy Institut Rocks at the northwest extremity of the Wohlthat Mountains, Queen Maud Land. It was discovered and photographed by the German Antarctic Expedition, 1938–39, an ...

                                               

Palets Rock

Palets Rock is an isolated rock which rises above the ice midway between Aerodromnaya Hill and the Schirmacher Hills, in Queen Maud Land. First photographed from the air and roughly mapped by the German Antarctic Expedition, 1938–39. Remapped by ...

                                               

Parizhskaya Kommuna Glacier

Parizhskaya Kommuna Glacier is a glacier, 8 nautical miles long, draining northwest between Zwiesel Mountain and Grakammen Ridge to Humboldt Graben in the Petermann Ranges, Wohlthat Mountains. Discovered and plotted from air photos by German Anta ...

                                               

Payer Mountains

The Payer Mountains is a group of scattered mountains extending north-south for about 37 km, standing 15 km east of the Weyprecht Mountains and forming the eastern half of the Hoel Mountains in central Queen Maud Land. They were discovered by the ...

                                               

Per Rock

Per Rock is a rock lying 0.8 nautical miles north of Pal Rock in the Arkticheskiy Institut Rocks, at the northwest extremity of the Wohlthat Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered and photographed by the German Antarctic Expedition, 1938–39. Ma ...

                                               

Pervomayskaya Peak

Pervomayskaya Peak is a peak, 2.795 m, standing 1 nautical mile northeast of Mount Skarshovden in the central Humboldt Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Discovered and plotted from air photos by German Antarctic Expedition, 1938–39. Mapped from air pho ...

                                               

Petermann Ranges (Antarctica)

Not to be confused with the Petermann Orogeny in Central Australia The Petermann Ranges German: Petermannketten are a number of associated mountain ranges including the Ostliche Petermann, Mittlere Petermann, Westliche Petermann, Sudliche Peterma ...

                                               

Pettersen Ridge

Pettersen Ridge is a ridge extending north for 6 nautical miles from Sandho Heights in the Conrad Mountains of the Orvin Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Discovered and photographed by the German Antarctic Expedition, 1938–39. Mapped by Norway from su ...

                                               

Pieck Range

Pieck Range is a short mountain range surmounted by Zwiesel Mountain, located at the east side of Humboldt Graben in the Petermann Ranges, Wohlthat Mountains in Antarctica. It was discovered and plotted from air photos by German Antarctic Expedit ...

                                               

Pinegin Peak

Pinegin Peak is a central peak, 2.595 m, on Isdalsegga Ridge in Sudliche Petermann Range, Wohlthat Mountains. Discovered and plotted from air photos by German Antarctic Expedition, 1938–39. Mapped from air photos and surveys by Norwegian Antarcti ...

                                               

Prilednikovoye Lake

Prilednikovoye Lake is a lake 1.25 nautical miles south-southwest of Tyuleniy Point in the Schirmacher Hills, situated at the edge of the continental ice sheet in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1961 and named "Ozero ...

                                               

Princess Astrid Coast

Princess Astrid Coast is a portion of the coast of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, lying between 5° and 20° E. The entire coast is bordered by ice shelves. The region was discovered by Capt. H. Halvorsen of the Sevilla in March 1931 and in 1932 was ...

                                               

Lake Priyadarshini

Lake Priyadarshini is a freshwater lake in the Schirmacher Oasis, Antarctica. It supplies water for Maitri, Indias second permanent station in Antarctica. Sanskrit priyadarshinī प्रियदर्शिनी is the feminine form of priyadarshina प्रियदर्शिन, mean ...

                                               

Quar Ice Shelf

It was mapped by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition NBSAE 1949–1952. The ice shelf was named after Leslie Quar, a British radio mechanic and electrician with NBSAE, who drowned when the weasel track-driven vehicle in which he was ...

                                               

Rakebosten Ridge

Rakebosten Ridge is a high rock ridge with lateral western spurs, forming the south part of Trollslottet Mountain in the Filchner Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Plotted from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named Rake ...

                                               

Rakekniven

Rakekniven Peak is a peak, 2.365 m, at the north end of Trollslottet Mountain in the Filchner Mountains, Queen Maud Land. The peak was plotted from surveys and air photos by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named Rakekniven after its distinctiv ...

                                               

Razlom Point

Razlom Point is an ice point at the west edge of Lazarev Ice Shelf, about 2 nautical miles north of Leningradskiy Island, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1959 and named Mys Razlom because there is a large old break i ...

                                               

Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf

Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf is an ice shelf about 250 miles long on the coast of Queen Maud Land, extending from Cape Norvegia in the north to Lyddan Island and Stancomb-Wills Glacier in the south. Parts of the ice shelf were sighted by William Speir ...

                                               

Ristelen Spur

Ristelen Spur is a rock spur about 5 nautical miles southeast of the summit of Breplogen Mountain, standing between the flow of Vestreskorve and Austreskorve Glaciers in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. Plotted from su ...

                                               

Ritscher Peak

Ritscher Peak is a 2.790-metre peak located 11 kilometres west-southwest of Mount Mentzel in the Gruber Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. This peak was discovered and mapped by the Third German Antarctic Expedition of 1938–39 and was name ...

                                               

Ritscher Upland

Ritscher Upland is a large ice-covered upland of western Queen Maud Land, bounded by Kraul Mountains and Heimefront Range to the west and southwest, and by Borg Massif and Kirwan Escarpment to the east. It was discovered by the Third German Antar ...

                                               

Mount Rukhin

Mount Rukhin is a small mountain, 1.740 m, standing 9 nautical miles southwest of Ekho Mountain in the Lomonosov Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Mapped from air photos by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1958–59; remapped by Soviet Antarctic Expeditio ...

                                               

Mount Rusanov

Mount Rusanov is an isolated mountain lying north of the Russkiye Mountains, about 35 nautical miles northeast of Zhelannaya Mountain, in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norsk Polarinstitutt from air photos by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition, 1958–59. ...

                                               

Russkiye Mountains

Russkiye Mountains is a widely scattered group of mountains and nunataks between the Hoel Mountains and Sor Rondane Mountains in Queen Maud Land. The group was mapped from air photos taken by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition December 1958-Jan. 1959 ...

                                               

Saether Crags

Saether Crags is a high rock crags just south of Steinskaret Gap in the Kurze Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Mapped from surveys and air photos by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named for Hakon Saether, medical officer with Norwegian Antarctic ...