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Mana Mountain

Mana Mountain is a prominent ice-free mountain bordering the south side of Frostlendet Valley about 5 nautical miles southwest of Moteplassen Peak, in the Borg Massif of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was mapped and named by Norwegian cartograph ...

                                               

Mayr Ridge

Mayr Ridge is a mountainous ridge including Nupskammen Ridge and Von Essen Mountain, forming the southwestern extremity of the Gjelsvik Mountains in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. The name Mayrkette was applied in the general area by the Third Germ ...

                                               

Medhovden Bluff

Medhovden Bluff is a high ice-covered bluff with a steep, eastern rock face, forming the northeastern end of Risemedet Mountain in the Gjelsvik Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and ai ...

                                               

Melleby Peak

Melleby Peak is a peak marking the eastern end of the Neumayer Cliffs in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was photographed from the air by the Third German Antarctic Expedition. The peak was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air p ...

                                               

Mjollfoykje Bluff

Mjollfoykje Bluff is a prominent bluff at the east side of Belgen Valley, in the Kirwan Escarpment of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian–British–Swedish Antarctic Exp ...

                                               

Moteplassen Peak

Moteplassen Peak is the northernmost peak in the group bordering the south side of Frostlendet Valley, in the Borg Massif of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian–Britis ...

                                               

Nålegga Ridge

Nalegga Ridge is a narrow rock ridge marking the north end of Seilkopf Peaks in the Borg Massif, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition and named Nalegga. T ...

                                               

Nashornet Mountain

Nashornet Mountain is a mountain 6 nautical miles northeast of Viddalskollen Hill, on the south side of Viddalen Valley in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Exped ...

                                               

Nashornkalvane Rocks

Nashornkalvane Rocks is a group of rocks 2 nautical miles north of Nashornet Mountain, at the south side of the mouth of Viddalen Valley in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedis ...

                                               

Neumayer Cliffs

Neumayer Cliffs is a series of abrupt rock cliffs forming the northeast end of Kirwan Escarpment in Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition under Alfred Ritscher, 1938–39, and named for German geophysicist Georg von Neumaye ...

                                               

Nils Jorgen Peaks

Nils Jorgen Peaks is a group of small peaks about 6 nautical miles northeast of Mount Schumacher on the Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedit ...

                                               

Nils Plain

Nils Plain is an ice plain of about 25 nautical miles extent, lying northward of Mount Roer in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expeditio ...

                                               

Norsel Iceport

Norsel Iceport, also known as Norselbukta or Bukhta Nursel, is a small iceport in the front of the Quar Ice Shelf, along the coast of Queen Maud Land.

                                               

Cape Norvegia

Cape Norvegia is a prominent cape on Princess Martha Coast of Queen Maud Land. It marks the northeast extremity of Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf in East Antarctica, and the border point of Weddell Sea and King Haakon VII Sea. It was discovered by Comma ...

                                               

Novyy Island

Novyy Island is the larger and southern island of two similar ice covered features that serve to delimit the Jelbart and Fimbul Ice Shelves, on the coast of Queen Maud Land. The summit of this feature rises about 250 m above the surrounding ice s ...

                                               

Nupskammen Ridge

Nupskammen Ridge is a ridge of jagged peaks 8 nautical miles long, standing north of Von Essen Mountain in the Gjelsvik Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers fr ...

                                               

Nupskåpa Peak

Nupskapa Peak is an icecapped peak, 2.450 m, just south of Reece Valley in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition. Rephotographed by ...

                                               

Nurket Rock

Nurket Rock is a rock face just east of Mount Hallgren in the Kirwan Escarpment, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition and additional air photos, and named ...

                                               

Oppkuven Peak

Oppkuven Peak is a peak 2 nautical miles north of Gavlen Ridge in the Roots Heights, Sverdrup Mountains, in Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air phot ...

                                               

Ovbratten Peak

Ovbratten Peak is a steep, pyramidal rock peak about 2 nautical miles southwest of Hogfonna Mountain, in the Borg Massif of Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expe ...

                                               

Ove Peak

Ove Peak is the northernmost peak in the group at the west side of Wilson Saddle, near the southwest end of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Exp ...

                                               

Ovrevollen Bluff

Ovrevollen Bluff is a rock and ice bluff just south of Festninga Mountain in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named Ovr ...

                                               

Paulsen Mountains

Paulsen Mountains is a group of mountains including Brattskarvet Mountain, Vendeholten Mountain and Tverrveggen Ridge, located in the northern part of the Sverdrup Mountains in Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition under ...

                                               

Penck Ledge

Penck Ledge is a mainly ice-covered ledge at the west side of the head of Penck Trough in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, led by John Schjelderu ...

                                               

Penck Trough

Penck Trough is a broad ice-filled valley trending southwest to northeast, for about 100 km between Borg Massif and the northeast part of Kirwan Escarpment, in Queen Maud Land. It was discovered by the Third German Antarctic Expedition, led by Ca ...

                                               

Petrellfjellet

Petrellfjellet is a prominent, mainly ice-free mountain between Slokstallen Mountain and Mount Grytoyr in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expe ...

                                               

Pilarryggen

Pilarryggen is a rock ridge at the west side of Portalen Pass in the Borg Massif of Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition and named Pilarryggen. This artic ...

                                               

Portalen Pass

Portalen Pass is a mountain pass between Domen Butte and Pilarryggen, in the Borg Massif of Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition and named Portalen. This ...

                                               

Porten Pass

Porten Pass is a mountain pass between Von Essen Mountain and Nupskammen Ridge in the Gjelsvik Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos ...

                                               

Portnipa Peak

Portnipa Peak is a peak, 2.665 m, surmounting Von Essen Mountain and Porten Pass in the Gjelsvik Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air phot ...

                                               

Preuschoff Range

Preuschoff Range is a mountain range consisting of Mount Hochlin and associated features, lying just west of Kaye Crest in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land. The name Preuschoffrucken was applied in the general area by the Third Ger ...

                                               

Rabben Ridge

Rabben Ridge is a small, isolated ridge about 5 nautical miles north of Stabben Mountain in the north part of the Gjelsvik Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Anta ...

                                               

Raudberg (Antarctica)

Raudberg in the Norwegian language means Red Mountain. Three terrain features in East Antarctica bear the name Raudberg: Raudberg Pass Raudberg Valley Raudberget

                                               

Reece Valley

Reece Valley is an ice-filled valley between Gavlen Ridge and Nupskåpa Peak, in the south part of the Sverdrup Mountains in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian–British–Swedish Antarctic Expe ...

                                               

Regula Range

Regula Range is a range of summits, including Flarjuven Bluff, Aurho Peak, Hornet Peak, and Snohetta Dome, forming the southwest portion of Ahlmann Ridge in western Queen Maud Land. The name Regulakette after Herbert Regula, chief meteorologist w ...

                                               

Remplingen Peak

Remplingen Peak is a peak, 2.650 m, at the north end of Langfloget Cliff in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named Remplingen. T ...

                                               

Rindehallet Slope

Rindehallet Slope is an ice slope between Isingen Mountain and Egil Peak in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by No ...

                                               

Risemedet Mountain

Risemedet Mountain is a large mountain that marks the eastern end of the Gjelsvik Mountains in Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Sixth Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named Risemedet.

                                               

Risen Peak

Risen Peak is a peak 2 nautical miles north of Medhovden Bluff in the Gjelsvik Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Mapped from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named Risen. This article incorporates public domain materia ...

                                               

Roberts Knoll

Roberts Knoll is a snow-covered coastal knoll with numerous rock outcrops at the east side of the mouth of Schytt Glacier in Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish An ...

                                               

Robin Heights

Robin Heights is a cluster of high rock summits between Hei Glacier and Kvitsvodene Valley in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. It was photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers f ...

                                               

Mount Roer

Mount Roer is an isolated mountain, 2.085 m, standing 7 nautical miles west of Fuglefjellet in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys a ...

                                               

Romlingane Peaks

Romlingane Peaks is a chain of peaks extending from the west side of Vendeholten Mountain, in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys an ...

                                               

Roots Heights

Roots Heights is an ice-free heights between Reece Valley and Skarsdalen Valley in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photo ...

                                               

Mount Ruhnke

Mount Ruhnke is a peak in the northwest part of Festninga Mountain in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land. The name Ruhnkeberg was applied in the general area by the German Antarctic Expedition under Ritscher, 1938–39, for Herbert Ruh ...

                                               

Ryvingen Peak

Ryvingen Peak is a rock peak 3 nautical miles west-southwest of Brapiggen Peak, on the south side of Borg Massif in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition a ...

                                               

Sætet

Sætet, also known as Saetet Cirque, is a large cirque in the north side of Jutulsessen, in the Gjelsvik Mountains, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. Photographed from the air by the Third German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers ...

                                               

Salknappen Peak

Salknappen Peak is a subsidiary peak on the north side of Isingen Mountain, in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by ...

                                               

Mount Schumacher

Mount Schumacher is a mountain, 1.230 m, standing 6 nautical miles southwest of Nils Jorgen Peaks on the west side of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Ant ...

                                               

Seilkopf Peaks

Seilkopf Peaks is a group of mainly ice-free peaks and ridges between Portalen Pass and Nalegga Ridge in the Borg Massif, Queen Maud Land. The feature was photograph air by the German Antarctic Expedition and named for Heinrich Seilkopf, head of ...