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Gambone Peak

Gambone Peak is a peak, 1.620 metres high, located 7 nautical miles southwest of Coronet Peak, at the junction of Leap Year Glacier and Black Glacier, in the Bowers Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. This topographical feature was first mapp ...

                                               

Gargoyle Turrets

Gargoyle Turrets is a group of three prominent sandstone buttresses rising to c. 1.300 metres at the top of steep cliffs above Miller Glacier in the northwest Saint Johns Range of Victoria Land. The group stands 1.5 nautical miles southwest of Qu ...

                                               

Gateway Hills

The Gateway Hills are a prominent pair of hills, 2.000 metres high, immediately west of Husky Pass at the head of Sledgers Glacier, in the Bowers Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. They were so named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names ...

                                               

Mount Gawn

Mount Gawn is a prominent peak, 2.190 metres high, in the central part of the King Range in northwestern Victoria Land, Antarctica. The topographical feature was so named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedi ...

                                               

Geikie Ridge

Geikie Ridge is a massive mountain ridge, 20 nautical miles long and 6 nautical miles wide, forming the divide between Dugdale Glacier and Murray Glacier in the Admiralty Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was first charted by the British ...

                                               

George Glacier

George Glacier is a valley glacier in the western part of the Anare Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. The glacier rises east of Mount Burch and flows northwest past Mount Kelly to Lillie Glacier Tongue on the coast. This geographical featur ...

                                               

Gertrude Rock

Gertrude Rock was the northern of two rocks called The Sisters, off the northern extremity of Cape Adare, Victoria Land, Antarctica. The Sisters as a group were named by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898–1900; the individual rocks were named ...

                                               

Gibraltar Peak

It is located at 72°5′S 164°59′E and is a peak 1 nautical mile 2 km southeast of Lavallee Peak, in the West Quartzite Range of Victoria Land, Antarctica. The peak lies situated on the Pennell Coast, a portion of Antarctica lying between Cape Will ...

                                               

Gless Peak

Gless Peak is a peak, 2.630 metres high, standing 2 nautical miles west-southwest of Cirque Peak, in the Millen Range, Victoria Land, Antarctica. This topographical feature was first mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and ...

                                               

Mount Gobey

Mount Gobey is the highest mountain, at 3.125 metres, in the Retreat Hills of Victoria Land, Antarctica, at the south margin of Evans Neve. This topographical feature was for the first time, climbed on December 26, 1966 by the Northern Party of t ...

                                               

Gothic Peak

Gothic Peak is a peak, 2.085 metres high, standing 4 nautical miles northwest of Lavallee Peak, in the West Quartzite Range of Victoria Land, Antarctica. This topographical feature was so named by the Northern Party of the New Zealand Federated M ...

                                               

Mount Gow

Mount Gow is a mountain, 1.770 metres high, on the east side of Rennick Glacier in the Bowers Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It marks the west end of the rugged heights between the mouths of Carryer Glacier and Sledgers Glacier where the ...

                                               

Graduation Ridge

Graduation Ridge is a high rock ridge situated north of El Pulgar, forming the northern extremity of the Morozumi Range in Victoria Land, Antarctica. This geographical feature was first mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys a ...

                                               

Mount Granholm

Mount Granholm is a mountain 2.440 metres high, 9 nautical miles southeast of Mount Pittard in the northwest part of the Admiralty Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. This topographical feature was first mapped by the United States Geological ...

                                               

Gregory Bluffs

The Gregory Bluffs are high granite bluffs that form the east side of Nielsen Fjord on the north coast of Victoria Land, Antarctica. These geographical features were so named by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions for C. Gregor ...

                                               

Gressitt Glacier

Gressitt Glacier is a broad glacier, about 45 nautical miles long, draining the area between the Daniels Range and the Emlen Peaks in the Usarp Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica, and flowing northeast to enter the Rennick Glacier just north ...

                                               

Mount Griffin

Mount Griffin is a mountain, 1.760 metres high, which stands 13 nautical miles east-southeast of Mount Bolt and marks the southern limit of the Anare Mountains in Victoria Land, Antarctica. This topographical feature was first mapped by the Unite ...

                                               

Griffith Ridge

Griffith Ridge is a rock ridge 5 nautical miles long in the Bowers Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica, located just within the mouth of Champness Glacier, where the latter joins the larger Lillie Glacier. This geographical feature was first m ...

                                               

Grigg Peak

Grigg Peak is a peak 2.130 metres high, located 7 nautical miles west of the northern tip of the Lyttelton Range in the Admiralty Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. This topographical feature was first mapped by the United States Geological ...

                                               

Haban Spur

Haban Spur is a bold rock spur 3 miles north of Scarab Peak, extending northeast from the east central part of Tobin Mesa in the Mesa Range of Victoria Land, Antarctica. The feature was geologically studied by an Ohio State University field party ...

                                               

Half Black Peak

Half Black Peak is a peak 2 nautical miles northeast of Mount Edixon, rising to over 2.000 metres in the southeastern part of the Lanterman Range, in the Bowers Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. The peak was descriptively named in 1983 by t ...

                                               

Halverson Peak

Halverson Peak is a peak, 1.710 metres high, which marks the east side of the terminus of Rawle Glacier, in the King Range of the Concord Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. This topographical feature was first mapped by the United States Geo ...

                                               

Halzen Mesa

Halzen Mesa is an oblong islandlike mesa, 5 nautical miles long and rising to 1.345 metres, that is the largest and easternmost of three mesas in the Insel Range, McMurdo Dry Valleys, in Victoria Land. The upper surface is relatively level but th ...

                                               

Hargreaves Peak

Hargreaves Peak is the highest peak on Adare Peninsula, Victoria Land, rising to 2.083 metres. It stands sharply above Downshire Cliffs to the east; with gently descending ice slopes on the western side toward Nameless Glacier. Named by the New Z ...

                                               

Harlin Glacier

Harlin Glacier is a broad sweeping glacier that descends from the Antarctic polar plateau in the vicinity of Mount Nero on the northwest side of the Daniels Range, Victoria Land. It flows northeast between the Sample Nunataks and the north end of ...

                                               

Haselton Glacier

Haselton Glacier is a glacier flowing east-northeast between Gibson Spur and the Apocalypse Peaks, terminating as a hanging glacier at Barwick Valley in Victoria Land. Named in 2005 by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in association with ...

                                               

Mount Hayton

Mount Hayton is a peak, 2.240 metres high, in the southern portion of the East Quartzite Range in Victoria Land, Antarctica. The topographical feature was so named by the New Zealand Federated Mountain Clubs Antarctic Expedition, 1962–63, for J.S ...

                                               

Head Mountains

The Head Mountains are a group of mountains to the south of Gateway Nunatak and the head of Mackay Glacier near the interior ice plateau of Victoria Land. From west to east the group includes Mount DeWitt, Mount Littlepage, Mount Dearborn and Coa ...

                                               

Head Peak

Head Peak is a peak 3.5 nautical miles east of Le Couteur Peak, situated on a projecting ridge of Millen Range in the neve area of Pearl Harbor Glacier, Victoria Land, Antarctica. This topographical feature was so named by the Southern Party of t ...

                                               

Hedgpeth Heights

The Hedgpeth Heights are mainly snow-covered heights, 14 nautical miles long and with peaks rising to 1.300 metres, located 2 nautical miles southwest of the Quam Heights in the Anare Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. The feature was first ...

                                               

Mount Heg

Mount Heg is a massive ice-covered mountain forming the south end of a promontory on the west side of Malta Plateau in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It is bounded on the west, south, and east sides by Seafarer Glacier, Mariner Glacier and Potts Glac ...

                                               

Heil Valley

Heil Valley is an ice-free valley, 1.5 nautical miles long, that indents the northern part of V-shaped Mount Littlepage in the Head Mountains of Victoria Land. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 2007 after Joseph J. Heil III, s ...

                                               

Helicopter Mountains

The Helicopter Mountains are a series of rugged mountains west of Mount Mahony in the Saint Johns Range, rising to 1700 meters at Mount James and including also from west to east Touchstone Crag, Mick Peak and Hott Peak. The mountains form the no ...

                                               

Helix Pass

Helix Pass is a small north–south pass 4 nautical miles east-northeast of Mount Jamroga in the central Bowers Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. The pass lies between two unnamed peaks and permits passage from the area at the head of Carryer ...

                                               

Mount Hemphill

Mount Hemphill is a snow-covered mountain that rises above 1.800 metres in the southern part of the Anare Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It stands between the head of McLean Glacier and Ebbe Glacier. The mountain was mapped by the United ...

                                               

Hendy Hills

Hendy Hills are mostly ice-free hills, 1 nautical mile long and 1.435 metres elevation, located along the western margin of the Rhone Glacier where the glacier descends abruptly to Lake Bonney in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by the New Zea ...

                                               

Mount Hennessey

Mount Hennessey is a mountain 2 nautical miles north of Mount Tukotok in the Salamander Range of the Freyberg Mountains in Victoria Land, Antarctica. This topographical feature was first mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys ...

                                               

Hernandez Valley

Hernandez Valley is an ice-free valley, which is the east-most of four aligned hanging valleys in the Apocalypse Peaks of Victoria Land. The valley opens north to Barwick Valley opposite Lake Vashka. Named in 2005 by the Advisory Committee on Ant ...

                                               

Hetha Peak

Hetha Peak is a peak, 1.700 metres, situated 1.5 nautical miles northeast of Mount Saga on the ridge bounding the west side of Newall Glacier, Asgard Range, McMurdo Dry Valleys. In association with the names from Norse mythology grouped in this r ...

                                               

Heuser Nunatak

Heuser Nunatak is a small nunatak that lies 3 nautical miles south of Mount Phelan and marks the southern extremity of the Emlen Peaks in the Usarp Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. The nunatak was first mapped by the United States Geologic ...

                                               

Hicks Ridge

Hicks Ridge is a rugged ridge located between Mount Soza and Morley Glacier in the Explorers Range of the Bowers Mountains in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was first mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air pho ...

                                               

Hilt Cirque

Hilt Cirque is the west-most cirque of The Fortress in the Cruzen Range of Victoria Land. The cirque is 0.5 nautical miles wide and lies east of Salyer Ledge. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 2005 after Lieutenant J.W. Hilt, ...

                                               

Holystone Slope

Holystone Slope is a glacial slope distributary from Flight Deck Neve, 1.2 nautical miles wide, that descends northwest over subdued steps between Dotson Ridge and Dory Nunatak in the Convoy Range of Victoria Land. Named by the New Zealand Geogra ...

                                               

Cape Hooker (Antarctica)

Cape Hooker is a cape on the northeastern portion of the peninsula which includes Davis Ice Piedmont, on the north coast of Victoria Land, Antarctica.Cape Dayman lies situated to the immediate east-southeast, forming an outer entrance point to Yu ...

                                               

Hopkins Nunataks

Hopkins Nunataks is a group of three nunataks rising to 2.180 metres at the head of Cambridge Glacier, between the Coombs Hills and the Convoy Range in Victoria Land. The nunataks extend west–east for 1.5 nautical miles and rise about 50 meters a ...

                                               

Horne Glacier

Horne Glacier is a valley glacier, 6 nautical miles long, draining southwest from the Everett Range in Victoria Land, Antarctica. The glacier lies directly between Mount Works and Mount Calvin before entering the lower part of Greenwell Glacier. ...

                                               

Hoshko Glacier

Hoshko Glacier is a cirque-type glacier in the Lanterman Range of the Bowers Mountains in Victoria Land, Antarctica, draining southwest from between Bowers Peak and Mount Edixon into the lower part of Canham Glacier. This glacier was first mapped ...

                                               

Hott Peak

Hott Peak is a steep ridgelike mountain with a sharp peak rising to 1550 meters between Mount James and Mount Mahony in the east Helicopter Mountains of the Saint Johns Range. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 2007 after Ronal ...

                                               

Houliston Glacier

Houliston Glacier is a tributary glacier between Neall Massif and the West Quartzite Range, Victoria Land, Antarctica, flowing northwest into Black Glacier. It was so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1967–68, for R ...

                                               

Hughes Island

Hughes Island is a small ice-covered island, the easternmost of the Lyall Islands, lying just to the east of the entrance to Yule Bay, Victoria Land, Antarctica. This island, along with many other islands within the same geographical bay, was fir ...