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Mount Counts

Mount Counts is a sharply pointed peak on the east side of Marsh Glacier marking the termination of the spur running west from Mount Rabot. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition for Lieutenant Commander William D. ...

                                               

Couzens Bay

Couzens Bay is an ice-filled bay about 10 nautical miles long, entered between Senia Point and Cape Goldschmidt on the western side of the Ross Ice Shelf. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition for Lieutenant Thoma ...

                                               

Cranfield Peak

Cranfield Peak is a peak, 2.850 metres high, standing 6 nautical miles south of Mount Weeks in the Queen Elizabeth Range. Tentatively named "Sentinel Peak" by the New Zealand Southern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, w ...

                                               

Crowell Buttresses

The Crowell Buttresses are a series of high snow and rock buttresses, 10 nautical miles long, forming the north wall of Cornwall Glacier for a distance of 5 nautical miles and then trending northeast an equal distance along the west side of Lower ...

                                               

Cupcake Peaks

The Cupcake Peaks are two rounded peaks, or nunataks, which rise to 1.391 metres 3 nautical miles southeast of Mount Hamilton in the Churchill Mountains. The allusive name given by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names is suggestive of the ap ...

                                               

Dakota Pass

Dakota Pass is a low pass in the Queen Elizabeth Range, to the east of Peletier Plateau. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition because the pass was used by a Dakota R4D plane on a reconnaissance flight into the area.

                                               

Mount Damm

Mount Damm is a snow-covered mountain, 1.130 metres high, between Heidemann Glacier and Nottarp Glacier in the Queen Elizabeth Range. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from tellurometer surveys and from Navy air photos, 1960–62 ...

                                               

Darley Hills

The Darley Hills are a range of high, ice-covered coastal hills overlooking the Ross Ice Shelf, trending north–south for about 20 nautical miles between Cape Douglas and Cape Parr. They were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for ...

                                               

Dawson Peak

Dawson Peak is a prominent ice-free peak, 2.070 metres high, 5 nautical miles southwest of Mount Picciotto in the Queen Elizabeth Range. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after John A. Dawson, a United States Antarctic Res ...

                                               

DeBreuck Glacier

DeBreuck Glacier is a glacier, 8 nautical miles long, which is a southern tributary to Kent Glacier in the Queen Elizabeth Range. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1960–62, and was ...

                                               

Deverall Island

Deverall Island is a small ice-covered island, rising above the Ross Ice Shelf just northeast of Beaumont Bay. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition for William H. Deverall, a radio operator at Scott Base, 1961. I ...

                                               

Mount Dickerson

Mount Dickerson is a prominent mountain, standing 6 km east of Mount Kirkpatrick in the Queen Alexandra Range in East Antarctica. The mountain was named by US-ACAN for LCDR Richard G. Dickerson, US Navy, VX-6 aircraft commander during US naval op ...

                                               

Dickey Glacier

Dickey Glacier is a glacier 12 nautical miles long, flowing north along the east side of the Surveyors Range to enter Beaumont Bay, Ross Ice Shelf. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Captain Willie M. Dickey, U.S. Navy, ...

                                               

Disch Promontory

Disch Promontory is a high, ice-covered promontory, 6 nautical miles long, extending from the east side of Prince Andrew Plateau, Queen Elizabeth Range. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Carl R. Disch, a United States ...

                                               

Dorrer Glacier

Dorrer Glacier is a glacier just south of Mount Heiser, flowing east into Lowery Glacier from the northeast slopes of the Queen Elizabeth Range. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1 ...

                                               

Doss Glacier

Doss Glacier is a small glacier just east of Mount Boman, flowing into Nimrod Glacier from the northern slopes of the Queen Elizabeth Range. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1960– ...

                                               

Mount Dougherty

Mount Dougherty is a mountain, 2.790 metres high, between Mount Sandved and Mount Cara on the main north-south ridge in the northern part of the Queen Elizabeth Range. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from tellurometer surveys ...

                                               

Cape Douglas

Cape Douglas is an ice-covered cape marking the south side of the entrance to Matterson Inlet, on the west side of the Ross Ice Shelf. It was discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition and named for Admiral Sir Archibald Lucius Dougl ...

                                               

Mount Drewry

Mount Drewry is a prominent blocklike mountain on the west side of Beardmore Glacier, rising to 2.910 metres between Bingley Glacier and Cherry Icefall in the Queen Alexandra Range. It was discovered and roughly mapped by the Southern Journey Par ...

                                               

Driscoll Point

Driscoll Point is a point forming the east side of the entrance to Wise Bay, overlooking the Ross Ice Shelf. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, and was named by the Advisory Committ ...

                                               

Mount Elizabeth (Antarctica)

Mount Elizabeth is a massive ice-free mountain, 4.480 metres high, standing 6 nautical miles south of Mount Anne in the Queen Alexandra Range, Antarctica. It was discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, and named for Elizabeth Daw ...

                                               

Elliot Peak

Elliot Peak is the summit peak of a conspicuous northeast trending basalt ridge, rising 1 nautical mile northwest of Tempest Peak, in the Queen Alexandra Range of Antarctica. It is slided a while ago local bedrock blocks. It was named by the Ohio ...

                                               

Errant Glacier

Errant Glacier is a glacier, 15 nautical miles long, which lies on the east side of the Holyoake Range and drains south into Nimrod Glacier. This glacier offered a route to the southern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedit ...

                                               

Evans Glacier (Queen Alexandra Range)

Evans Glacier is a tributary glacier just south of the Owen Hills, flowing east from the Queen Alexandra Range into Beardmore Glacier. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition for Petty Officer Edgar Evans, a member ...

                                               

Mount F. L. Smith

Mount F. L. Smith is a mountain, 2.635 metres high, standing 1 nautical mile northeast of Mount Fox in the Queen Alexandra Range of Antarctica. It was discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, and named for F.L. Smith, a London tob ...

                                               

Fairchild Peak

Fairchild Peak is a conspicuous rock peak, 2.180 metres high, standing 1.6 nautical miles south-southeast of Portal Rock, at the south side of the mouth of Tillite Glacier. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for William W. ...

                                               

Mount Falla

Mount Falla is a prominent conical mountain, 3.825 metres high, standing 3.5 nautical miles northeast of Mount Stonehouse, between Berwick Glacier and Prebble Glacier, in the Queen Alexandra Range, Antarctica. It was sighted in January 1958 by th ...

                                               

Fazekas Hills

The Fazekas Hills are rugged, ice-free hills trending in a north-south direction for 9 nautical miles just east of Mount Oona on the east side of Lowery Glacier, in the Queen Elizabeth Range, Antarctica. They were named by the Advisory Committee ...

                                               

Fegley Glacier

Fegley Glacier is a tributary glacier in the Holland Range of Antarctica, flowing east into Lennox-King Glacier, 5 nautical miles northeast of Mount Allen Young. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Charles E. ...

                                               

Fisher Point

Fisher Point is a rock coastal point on the east margin of the Darley Hills, in the Churchill Mountains of Antarctica. The point marks the south side of the mouth of ice-filled Grazzini Bay at the Ross Ice Shelf. It was named by the Advisory Comm ...

                                               

Fremouw Peak

Fremouw Peak is a prominent peak, 2.550 metres high, forming the south side of the mouth of Prebble Glacier, in the Queen Alexandra Range, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Edward J. Fremouw, a United State ...

                                               

Frigate Range

The Frigate Range is a high mountain range extending 12 nautical miles east from Mount Markham in the Queen Elizabeth Range of Antarctica. It was named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition to commemorate ...

                                               

Gamble Glacier

Gamble Glacier is a glacier flowing northwest from Chapman Snowfield, and located between Green Nunatak at the southwest and Keating Massif at the northeast, in the Churchill Mountains of Antarctica. It was named in honor of John A. Gamble, a geo ...

                                               

Garrard Glacier

Garrard Glacier is a glacier in the Queen Alexandra Range of Antarctica, draining eastward from the neve between Mount Lockwood and Mount Kirkpatrick and entering Beardmore Glacier south of Bell Bluff. It appears that the British Antarctic Expedi ...

                                               

Gealy Spur

Gealy Spur is a high rock spur on the west side of Beardmore Glacier, Antarctica. The spur descends northeast from Mount Marshall and terminates in Willey Point. This area was first sighted by Ernest Shackletons Southern Journey Party in December ...

                                               

Gentile Point

Gentile Point is a rounded, ice-covered point 7 nautical miles north of Cape Parr, extending seaward from the Darley Hills on the west side of the Ross Ice Shelf. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Peter A. Gentile, Mas ...

                                               

Cape Goldie

Cape Goldie is a cape at the south side of the mouth of Robb Glacier, overlooking the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. It was discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition and named for Sir George Taubman Goldie, a member of the committee wh ...

                                               

Cape Goldschmidt

Cape Goldschmidt is a low ice-covered cape forming the eastern tip of Nicholson Peninsula, at the west side of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. It was named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition for Donald R. Goldschmidt, a mem ...

                                               

Goodwin Nunataks

The Goodwin Nunataks are a small group of isolated nunataks lying about 10 nautical miles west of the Marshall Mountains of Antarctica, at the south side of Walcott Neve. They were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Michael ...

                                               

Gordon Valley

Gordon Valley is a small valley, the western half of which is occupied by a lobe of ice from Walcott Neve, lying west of Mount Falla in the Queen Alexandra Range, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Mark A. ...

                                               

Granite Pillars

The Granite Pillars are conspicuous ice-free rock pillars at the west side of the lower Beardmore Glacier, 2 nautical miles east of Mount Ida in the Queen Alexandra Range of Antarctica. They were discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition, 19 ...

                                               

Grazzini Bay

Grazzini Bay is an ice-filled coastal embayment, 2 nautical miles, between Gentile Point and Fisher Point on the east side of the Darley Hills, in the Churchill Mountains of Antarctica. The bay opens to the Ross Ice Shelf. It was named by the Adv ...

                                               

Grindley Plateau

Grindley Plateau is a high icecapped plateau in the central Queen Alexandra Range of Antarctica, bordered by the peaks of Mount Mackellar, Mount Bell and Mount Kirkpatrick. It was named by the Northern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey A ...

                                               

Mount Gunner

Mount Gunner is a partially snow-covered peak, 1.430 metres high, that rises from the southern part of the Morris Heights in the Queen Alexandra Range of Antarctica. The peak was examined by the Ohio State University Geological Party, 1967–68, an ...

                                               

Half Dome Nunatak

Half Dome Nunatak is a nunatak lying 2 nautical miles south of the Cobham Range in Antarctica, at the mouth of Lucy Glacier. It was so named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition because it is rounded on ...

                                               

Hampton Ridge

Hampton Ridge is a ridge about 10 nautical miles long in the Queen Alexandra Range of Antarctica, running north from Pagoda Peak between Montgomerie Glacier and Mackellar Glacier. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Majo ...

                                               

Hanson Spur

Hanson Spur is a flat-topped ridge, 2 kilometres long, trending northwest from Mount Falla, in the Queen Alexandra Range of Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1995 after Richard E. Hanson, an Ohio State Unive ...

                                               

Harris Point

Harris Point is a rocky coastal point along the west side of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica, located 6 nautical miles south of Young Head at the south side of Beaumont Bay. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Herman D. H ...

                                               

Haven Hill

Haven Hill is a hill 2 nautical miles west of Mount Tedrow, on the south side of Kent Glacier in the Queen Elizabeth Range of Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1960–62, ...

                                               

Mount Hawea

Mount Hawea is a peak, 3.080 metres high, standing 4 nautical miles east of Mount Markham in the Frigate Range, Antarctica. It was named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition for the New Zealand frigate, ...