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Tindeklypa

Tindeklypa is a double summit separated by a deep ravine. The feature is located 1.5 km north of Istind Peak, on the east side of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian ...

                                               

Tjuvholene Crags

Tjuvholene Crags is a high rock crags, 2.495 m, which form the north end of Mount Grytoyr in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Mapped from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and named Tjuvholene. This arti ...

                                               

Trioen Nunataks

Trioen Nunataks is an isolated group of three nunataks about 8 miles northwest of Borg Mountain in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, led by John S ...

                                               

Trollkjelen Crevasse Field

Trollkjelen Crevasse Field is a crevasse field about 12 nautical miles long in the Fimbul Ice Shelf, lying immediately off the northeast side of Trollkjelneset Headland in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air ph ...

                                               

Trollkjelneset Headland

Trollkjelneset Headland is a snow-domed headland rising between Krylvika Bight and the mouth of Jutulstraumen Glacier in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedit ...

                                               

Trollkjelpiggen Peak

Trollkjelpiggen Peak is a peak 5 nautical miles southwest of Utkikken Hill, on the east side of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition and ...

                                               

Tsiolkovskiy Island

Tsiolkovskiy Island is an ice-covered island in the Fimbul Ice Shelf, Queen Maud Land. The summit of the island rises about 200 m above the general level of the ice shelf. Kroshka Island lies close southwest and is similar but smaller. First mapp ...

                                               

Tunet Valley

Tunet Valley is a semi-circular ice-filled valley on the north side of Mount Hochlin, in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition and name ...

                                               

Tverrbrekka Pass

Tverrbrekka Pass is an east-west pass through the Sverdrup Mountains between Vendeholten Mountain and Tverrveggen Ridge, in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographe ...

                                               

Tverregga Spur

Tverregga Spur is a spur 3 nautical miles west of Mount Hallgren, in the Kirwan Escarpment of Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition and additional air phot ...

                                               

Tverrnipa Peak

Tverrnipa Peak is a peak, 2.195 m, surmounting the north end of Tverrveggen Ridge in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air pho ...

                                               

Tverrveggen Ridge

Tverrveggen Ridge is a prominent ridge which extends southward for 4 nautical miles from Tverrbrekka Pass in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers ...

                                               

Tvora

Tvora is a mountain with two north-trending spurs, about 3 nautical miles east of Straumsvola Mountain in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Plotted from air photos by the German Antarctic Expedition. Remapped by Norwegian cartographers fro ...

                                               

Tysk Pass

Tysk Pass is a mountain pass between Hogskavlen Mountain and Domen Butte in the Borg Massif, Queen Maud Land. The feature was first photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from survey ...

                                               

Ulendet Crevasses

Ulendet Crevasses is a crevasse field about 7 miles long in the Jutulstraumen Glacier, about 15 miles northeast of Neumayer Cliffs in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish ...

                                               

Urfjelldokka Valley

Urfjelldokka Valley is a broad ice-filled valley between Urfjell Cliffs and Skappelnabben Spur along the Kirwan Escarpment in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Ex ...

                                               

Utkikken Hill

Utkikken Hill is the northeasternmost rock summit on the Ahlmann Ridge, standing 4 nautical miles northeast of Trollkjelpiggen Peak where it overlooks the mouth of Jutulstraumen Glacier and the coastal ice shelf, in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Nor ...

                                               

Utråkket Valley

Utråkket Valley is an ice-filled valley between Skappelnabben Spur and Enden Point in the Kirwan Escarpment, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition and addi ...

                                               

Uversnatten Rock

Uversnatten Rock is a small rock eminence 1 nautical mile west of Huldreslottet Mountain, at the south end of Borg Massif in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Exp ...

                                               

Valken Hill

Valken Hill is a hill 6 nautical miles southwest of Marsteinen Nunatak in the north part of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expediti ...

                                               

Valter Butte

Valter Butte is an ice-free butte on the east side of Schytt Glacier, about 5 nautical miles west-northwest of Mount Schumacher in Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swed ...

                                               

Vedkosten Peak

Vedkosten Peak is a 2.285 m tall bare peak standing 1 nautical mile southeast of Hoggestabben Butte in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarcti ...

                                               

Vedskålen Ridge

Vedskalen Ridge is a prominent rock and ice ridge on the northwest side of Mount Hochlin, in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expediti ...

                                               

Vendeho Heights

Vendeho Heights is a broad ice-covered elevation surmounted by several rock crags, rising close southeast of Tverrveggen Ridge in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. It was photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition and map ...

                                               

Vendeholten Mountain

Vendeholten Mountain is a 2.230 m tall mountain standing north of Tverrbrekka Pass in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. It was photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition, and mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys ...

                                               

Veslenupen Peak

Veslenupen Peak is a peak near the north end of Nupskammen Ridge in the Gjelsvik Mountains, Queen Maud Land. It was photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition, and was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photo ...

                                               

Vesleskarvet

Vesleskarvet is a nunatak on the west side of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. Its western side consists of a series of cliffs, approximately 250 m high, while the eastern side slopes more gradually down to the icefields. The accessi ...

                                               

Cape Vestkapp

Cape Vestkapp is a prominent westward projection of the ice front of the Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf located midway along the ice front and about 60 nautical miles west of the Kraul Mountains, Queen Maud Land. It was first photographed from the air b ...

                                               

Vestskotet Bluff

Vestskotet Bluff is a bluff just south of Armalsryggen, at the west end of Neumayer Cliffs in Queen Maud Land. It was photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographer from surveys and air photo ...

                                               

Vestvorren Ridge

Vestvorren Ridge is the western of two rock ridges which trend northward from the Neumayer Cliffs in Queen Maud Land. It was photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. It was then mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys ...

                                               

Veten Mountain

Veten Mountain is a mountain about 2 nautical miles northwest of Hogskavlen Mountain in the Borg Massif of Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition ...

                                               

Viddalen Valley

Viddalen Valley is a broad ice-filled valley which drains eastward between the south end of Ahlmann Ridge and the Borg Massif in Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedis ...

                                               

Viddalskollen Hill

Viddalskollen Hill is a hill 6 nautical miles southwest of Nashornet Mountain, on the south side of Vaddalen Valley in Queen Maud Land. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarcti ...

                                               

Vindegga Ridge

Vindegga Ridge is a ridge of low peaks extending north from Huldreslottet Mountain, in the south part of Borg Massif in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expediti ...

                                               

Von Essen Mountain

Von Essen Mountain is a mountain, 2.665 m, marking the southwest end of the Gjelsvik Mountains in Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norw ...

                                               

Vorrkulten Mountain

Vorrkulten Mountain is a mountain at the north end of Vestvorren Ridge, just north of Neumayer Cliffs in Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos ...

                                               

Vorrnipa Peak

Vorrnipa Peak is a peak, 2.320 m, surmounting Neumayer Cliffs just south of Vestvorren Ridge in Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norweg ...

                                               

Vorrtind Peak

Vorrtind Peak is a peak at the north end of Austvorren Ridge, just north of Neumayer Cliffs in Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegi ...

                                               

Vorta Nunatak

Vorta Nunatak is an isolated nunatak about 5 nautical miles east of Brattskarvet Mountain, in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys an ...

                                               

Wilson Saddle

Wilson Saddle is a snow saddle between Kjolrabbane Hills and Aurho Peak in the southwest part of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition and ...

                                               

Witte Peaks

Witte Peaks is a line of about four nunataks trending SW-NE, rising 15 nautical miles west of Stein Nunataks on the north part of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition under Ritscher, 1938–39, and named f ...

                                               

Ytstenut Peak

Ytstenut Peak is the northeasternmost peak in the Borg Massif, in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, led by John Schjelderup Giæver and air photos ...

                                               

Airdrop Peak

Airdrop Peak is a twin-peaked mountain 890 metres high at the north end of Commonwealth Range, Antarctica. It is the first prominent feature in Ebony Ridge when approached from the northwest. When New Zealand surveyors were making observations fr ...

                                               

Aitken Nunatak

Aitken Nunatak is a small rock nunatak, 2.785 metres high, standing 3 miles southwest of Mount Bumstead in the Grosvenor Mountains in Antarctica. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for William M. Aitken, United States Antarctic Resear ...

                                               

Amphibole Peak

Amphibole Peak is, at 1.660 metres, the highest peak in the Gabbro Hills, standing 4 nautical miles north of Mount Llano, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was so named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarc ...

                                               

Anderson Heights

Anderson Heights form a roughly rectangular snow-covered tableland, 7 nautical miles long and 6 nautical miles wide, with an elevation somewhat over 2.400 metres, located between Mount Bennett and Mount Butters in the east part of the Bush Mounta ...

                                               

Barnum Peak

Barnum Peak is a peak, 2.940 metres high, surmounting the east end of a prominent snow-covered rock divide near the head of Liv Glacier, just south of the mouth of LaVergne Glacier. It was discovered by Rear Admiral Byrd on the Byrd Antarctic Exp ...

                                               

Barracouta Ridge

Barracouta Ridge is a long jagged ridge which terminates on the north in Webster Knob. The ridge is an extension from the base of Mount Fridtjof Nansen into the head of Strom Glacier, Queen Maud Mountains. It was discovered and visited in 1929 by ...

                                               

Barton Mountains

The Barton Mountains are a group of mountains located south of the Commonwealth Range and the Hughes Range and bounded by Keltie Glacier, Brandau Glacier, Leigh Hunt Glacier, and Snakeskin Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains. They were mapped by ...

                                               

Bauhs Nunatak

Bauhs Nunatak is a prominent nunatak, 2.225 metres high, at the north side of Walcott Neve, about 3.5 nautical miles south-southeast of Mount Sirius. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Luvern R. Bauhs, a United States A ...