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Mount Ehrenspeck

Mount Ehrenspeck is one of the Cathedral Peaks, a group of summits that form a portion of the wall on the east side of Shackleton Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. This peak, which is 2.090 metres high, stands 2 nautical miles s ...

                                               

Ellis Bluff

Ellis Bluff is a rock bluff rising to 2.280 metres at the south side of the mouth of Logie Glacier, in the Cumulus Hills of Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for W. Ellis, a U.S. Navy chief air controlman durin ...

                                               

Epidote Peak

Epidote Peak is a prominent rock peak just north of the mouth of Held Glacier, overlooking the west side of Shackleton Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was so named by the Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition, 1964–65, be ...

                                               

Erickson Glacier

Erickson Glacier is a glacier, 12 nautical miles long, flowing north from the Queen Maud Mountains, between Mount Young and OLeary Peak, to join Ramsey Glacier at the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic ...

                                               

Everett Nunatak

Everett Nunatak is a massive rock nunatak standing just northeast of the Roberts Massif, at the southwest side of Zaneveld Glacier. It was named by the Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition for James R. Everett, a graduate student at Texas Tec ...

                                               

Falkenhof Glacier

Falkenhof Glacier is a tributary glacier 7 nautical miles long, flowing west from the vicinity of Tricorn Mountain to enter Snakeskin Glacier northwest of Mount Clarke, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Jac ...

                                               

Mount Ferguson (Antarctica)

Mount Ferguson is an irregular, mound-shaped mass, 1.190 metres high, which surmounts the south part of the Mayer Crags on the west side of Liv Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was discovered and photographed by the Byrd Ant ...

                                               

Fernette Peak

Fernette Peak is a peak, 2.700 metres high, that rises above the south-central part of Roberts Massif in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–65, ...

                                               

Flat Top (Ross Dependency)

Flat Top is a prominent ice-covered mountain, over 4000 m, with a broad, flat summit area, standing just east of the head of Osicki Glacier. It is the highest point in the Commonwealth Range in Antarctica. Named by the British Antarctic Expeditio ...

                                               

Ford Spur

Ford Spur is a prominent spur which marks the southwestern extremity of Haynes Table, and the confluence of Keltie Glacier and Brandau Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic ...

                                               

Four Ramps

The Four Ramps are a group of four small rock spurs, roughly parallel and projecting through the snow surface, forming the northeast part of Sullivan Ridge on the west side of Ramsey Glacier, Antarctica. They were discovered and photographed by U ...

                                               

Mount Franke

Mount Franke is a prominent mountain, 1.600 metres high, with much rock exposed on its north side, standing between Mount Wasko and Mount Cole along the west side of Shackleton Glacier in Antarctica. It was discovered and photographed by the Unit ...

                                               

Fulgham Ridge

Fulgham Ridge is a narrow ice-free ridge, 4 nautical miles long, forming the southeast side of Bowin Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Aviation Boatswains Mate Donald ...

                                               

Gabbro Hills

The Gabbro Hills are a group of rugged ridges and coastal hills which border the Ross Ice Shelf between Barrett Glacier and Gough Glacier and extend south to Ropebrake Pass. They were so named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological S ...

                                               

Garcia Point

Garcia Point is a conspicuous point which forms the south side of the terminus of DeGanahl Glacier, where the latter enters Liv Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Leop ...

                                               

Garden Spur

Garden Spur is a spur on the west side of the Longhorn Spurs, 3 nautical miles south of Cape Surprise, Antarctica. It was so named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition because of the rich flora of mosses ...

                                               

Gatlin Glacier

Gatlin Glacier is a tributary glacier 7 nautical miles long, flowing northwest between the Cumulus Hills and Red Raider Rampart to enter the south side of McGregor Glacier, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for ...

                                               

Gemini Nunataks

The Gemini Nunataks are two nunataks of similar size and appearance in a prominent position near the west wall of Shackleton Glacier, Antarctica, just southeast of Mount Cole. They were named by F. Alton Wade, leader of the Texas Tech Shackleton ...

                                               

Gerasimou Glacier

Gerasimou Glacier is a steep-walled tributary glacier, 5 nautical miles long, entering the west side of Shackleton Glacier opposite the Gemini Nunataks, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier ...

                                               

Giovinco Ice Piedmont

Giovinco Ice Piedmont is an ice piedmont, 10 nautical miles wide, between Canyon Glacier and Perez Glacier, gradually descending north to the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Frank A. Giovi ...

                                               

Gjelsvik Peak

Gjelsvik Peak is a peak, 3.660 metres high, standing 2.5 nautical miles northwest of Mount Fridtjof Nansen, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition fo ...

                                               

Good Glacier

Good Glacier is a wide glacier draining the eastern slopes of the Hughes Range in Antarctica between Mount Brennan and Mount Waterman and flowing northeast to enter the Ross Ice Shelf to the east of Mount Reinhardt. It was discovered by the Unite ...

                                               

Gough Glacier

Gough Glacier is a glacier about 25 nautical miles long, flowing from the northern slopes of the Prince Olav Mountains and the base of the Lillie Range and trending northward to the Ross Ice Shelf, between the Gabbro Hills and the Bravo Hills. It ...

                                               

Graphite Peak

Graphite Peak is a peak, 3.260 metres high, standing at the northeast end of a ridge running 3 nautical miles northeast from Mount Clarke, just south of the head of Falkenhof Glacier in Antarctica. It was so named by the New Zealand Geological Su ...

                                               

Grass Bluff

Grass Bluff is a wedge-shaped rock bluff 4 nautical miles northwest of Fluted Peak, in the southern part of the Roberts Massif, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Robert D. Grass, a United States Antarctic R ...

                                               

Gray Peak (Antarctica)

Gray Peak is a prominent rock summit in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. The mountain is located on the west side of Canyon Glacier, opposite the Hughes Range. The mountain was named in 1958 by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, af ...

                                               

Mount Greenlee

Mount Greenlee is a steep-sided, jagged mountain in Antarctica, 2.030 metres high; of metamorphic rock, it overlooks the west side of Shackleton Glacier just east of Mount Butters. It was named by F. Alton Wade, leader of the Texas Tech Shackleto ...

                                               

Grosvenor Mountains

The Grosvenor Mountains are a group of widely scattered mountains and nunataks rising above the Antarctic polar plateau east of the head of Mill Glacier, extending from Mount Pratt in the north to the Mount Raymond area in the south, and from Otw ...

                                               

Guardian Nunatak

Guardian Nunatak is a rock exposure, 210 metres high, on the ice-covered spur that descends from Mount Robert Scott east-northeastward toward the western edge of Hood Glacier, near the juncture with Ross Ice Shelf. It is, as it were, guarding the ...

                                               

Half Century Nunatak

Half Century Nunatak is a prominent nunatak, displaying a high east-facing rock escarpment, located 4 nautical miles north of Dismal Buttress at the west side of upper Shackleton Glacier, Antarctica. It was named by the Southern Party of the New ...

                                               

Halfmoon Bluff

Halfmoon Bluff is a rock bluff overlooking the east side of Shackleton Glacier, rising immediately north of the mouth of Brunner Glacier, in the Cumulus Hills of Antarctica. It was so named by the Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition because ...

                                               

Mount Hall

Mount Hall is a rock peak, 2.430 metres high, standing 1.5 nautical miles southwest of Mount Daniel, surmounting the snow-covered, tabular mountain block which forms the south end of Lillie Range, in the foothills of the Prince Olav Mountains, An ...

                                               

Hardiman Peak

Hardiman Peak is a peak, 1.210 metres high, forming the eastern extremity of the ridge along the north side of Zotikov Glacier, in the Prince Olav Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Terrance L. ...

                                               

Hare Peak

Hare Peak is an ice-free peak, 2.970 metres high, at the north end of the ridge forming the east side of Leigh Hunt Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition for Cla ...

                                               

Harwell Glacier

Harwell Glacier is a steep-walled tributary glacier, 3 nautical miles long, descending the north slopes of the Prince Olav Mountains of Antarctica just east of Mount Smithson to enter the upper part of Gough Glacier. It was named by the Advisory ...

                                               

Hayman Nunataks

The Hayman Nunataks are a small group of isolated nunataks at the eastern end of the Grosvenor Mountains in Antarctica, 6 nautical miles north of Larkman Nunatak. They were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Noel R. Hayman, a ...

                                               

Haynes Table

Haynes Table is a high, snow-covered mesa, some 8 nautical miles across and rising to 3.390 metres, located south of Mount Odishaw in the Hughes Range, of Antarctica, between the heads of Keltie Glacier and Brandau Glacier. It was discovered and ...

                                               

Mount Heekin

Mount Heekin is a large, ice-free mountain overlooking the north side of the mouth of Baldwin Glacier where the latter enters Shackleton Glacier, Antarctica. It was discovered and photographed by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump on the flights of Feb ...

                                               

Held Glacier

Held Glacier is a tributary glacier, 3 nautical miles, flowing east from the Anderson Heights to enter Shackleton Glacier just south of Epidote Peak, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic N ...

                                               

Mount Henry Lucy

Mount Henry Lucy is a prominent peak, 3.020 metres high, standing 2.5 nautical miles south-southeast of Mount White at the southern end of the Supporters Range, Antarctica. It was discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, and named ...

                                               

Mount Henry (Ross Dependency)

Mount Henry is a sharp peak rising to 1.675 metres in the Commonwealth Range, Antarctica, standing 4 nautical miles southeast of Mount Kyffin on the east side of Beardmore Glacier. It was discovered and named by the British Antarctic Expedition, ...

                                               

Mount Hermanson

Mount Hermanson is an ice-covered mountain in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica, 3.140 metres high, standing at the head of Cunningham Glacier, 4 nautical miles southwest of Gray Peak. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Name ...

                                               

Holzrichter Glacier

Holzrichter Glacier is a broad tributary glacier which drains the northeastern slopes of the Prince Olav Mountains of Antarctica between Mount Wade and Mount Oliver and enters Gough Glacier just north of Mount Dodge. It was named by the Advisory ...

                                               

Hood Glacier

Hood Glacier is a glacier about 25 nautical miles long draining northward from Siege Dome in the Commonwealth Range of Antarctica. It enters the Ross Ice Shelf between the Commonwealth Range and the Separation Range. The glacier was discovered by ...

                                               

Hughes Range (Antarctica)

The Hughes Range is a high massive north–south trending mountain range in Antarctica, surmounted by six prominent summits, of which Mount Kaplan is the highest. The range is located east of Canyon Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains and extends 7 ...

                                               

Hump Passage

Hump Passage is a wide gap just southeast of Barnum Peak, through which Liv Glacier emerges from the polar plateau. It was originally referred to as the "Hump" by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd and is the pass over which he made his historic South ...

                                               

Husky Dome

Husky Dome is a snow dome rising to 3.580 metres, marking the highest point of the Husky Heights, between the heads of Brandau Glacier and Ramsey Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey ...

                                               

Husky Heights

The Husky Heights are relatively flat, ice-covered heights 4 nautical miles southeast of Haynes Table, overlooking the head of Brandau Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. They were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names ...

                                               

Cape Irwyn

Cape Irwyn is a rock cape at the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf forming the northern extremity of the Lillie Range in the foothills of the Prince Olav Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the southern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey An ...

                                               

Mount Iveagh

Mount Iveagh is a broad mountain in the Supporters Range of Antarctica, overlooking the east side of Mill Glacier 5 miles northwest of Mount White. This 3.422-meter peak is located between Keltie Glacier and Mill Glacier, on the east side of Bear ...