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BUDD COAST
BELLINGSHAUSEN SEA
AMUNDSEN BAY
AMUNDSEN SEA
MOLODEZHNAYA
JAMES ROSS ISLAND
LESKOV ISLAND
ROSS ICE SHELF
SCOTT GLACIER
ROSS SEA
MOSCOW UNIVERSITY ICE SHELF
ADELAIDE ISLAND
ADMIRALTY BAY
AMERY ICE SHELF
ANTARCTICA NEW ZEALAND
ANTARCTIC PLATEAU
ANTARCTIC SOUND
ANVERS ISLAND
ARDERY ISLAND
AREA
AVIATOR GLACIER
AXEL HEIBERG GLACIER
BAILEY ICE STREAM
BEARDMORE GLACIER
BEAUFORT ISLAND
BENTLEY SUBGLACIAL TRENCH
BISCOE POINT
BJERKO PENINSULA
BLACK COAST
BOWMAN PENINSULA
BRANSCOMB GLACIER
BRANSFIELD STRAIT
BRISTOL ISLAND
BRUNT ICE SHELF
CANADA GLACIER
CANDLEMAS ISLAND
CAPE CIRCUMCISION
CAPE DENISON
CAPE HALLETT
CAPE LONGING
CAPE MORSE
CAPE WALDRON
CASEY STATION
CHARLOTTE BAY
CLIFFS
COLLEGE
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Budd Coast

  1. Soluble carbohydrate and organic content of soils and associated microbiota from the Windmill Islands, Budd Coast, Antarctica. (Web site)
  2. Clark Peninsula is situated on the north side of Newcomb Bay at the east end of Vincennes Bay, opposite Windmill Islands region, on Budd Coast, Wilkes Land.
  3. The Area is approximately 9.75 square kilometres in area and is adjacent to the Windmill Islands Group on the Budd Coast, Wilkes Land, Eastern Antarctica. (Web site)

Bellingshausen Sea

  1. From 17 to 28 February 1898 Adrien de Gerlache explored the rim of the pack-ice of the Bellingshausen Sea.
  2. Second, any GLOBEC initiative planned for the Southern Ocean will likely have a regional focus, i.e., Bellingshausen Sea. (Web site)
  3. Operations of the Eastern Group commenced in the vicinity of Peter I Island, north of the Bellingshausen Sea, late in December, 1946.

Amundsen Bay

  1. Amundsen Bay ( 66--55---S 50--0---E) is a long embayment 24 miles wide, close west of the Tula Mountains in Enderby Land, Antarctica. (Web site)
  2. The Burkett Islands are a group of small islands lying just west of Mount Gleadell in the eastern part of Amundsen Bay, in Enderby Land. (Web site)

Amundsen Sea

  1. The Amundsen Sea is the most striking indicator of this interaction.

Molodezhnaya

  1. Molodezhnaya is a Russia n research station in Antarctica at .
  2. Molodezhnaya is a Russian research station in Antarctica at .
  3. Molodezhnaya is a Russian research station in Antarctica at 67--40---S 45--51---E.

James Ross Island

  1. James Ross Island is the spidery-shaped island slightly above left of the center of the "before" image. (Web site)

Leskov Island

  1. Leskov Island is a small uninhabited island in the Traversay Islands group of the South Sandwich Islands.
  2. Leskov Island: The smallest of the group, a flat summit and precipitous on all sides.

Ross Ice Shelf

  1. This iceberg is a remnant of Iceberg B-15, which calved from the Ross Ice Shelf in 2000.
  2. Framheim was the name of explorer Roald Amundsen 's base at the Bay of Whales on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica during his quest for the South Pole.
  3. The index map of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica (Plate G-2), shows five ice streams on its eastern margin.

Scott Glacier

  1. Late Cretaceous episodes are inferred for the Scott Glacier region and the Miller Range (Fitzgerald, 1994).
  2. Faulting has also been recorded in the Scott Glacier region (Fitzgerald and Stump, 1997) but fault orientations and kinematics are unclear.

Ross Sea

  1. The Ross Sea is one of the major ventilation sites of the global ocean abyss and a region of sparse tidal observations.
  2. The Ross Sea is one of the most remote regions and is only accessible for two months each year when the ice thaws.
  3. The Ross Sea is one of the most remote regions, accessible only for two months each year when the ice thaws.

Moscow University Ice Shelf

  1. The outer portions of the bay are bounded by the Moscow University Ice Shelf and the Voyeykov Ice Shelf.
  2. The Dalton Iceberg Tongue ( 66--15---S 121--30---E) is a large iceberg tongue that extends seaward from the eastern part of Moscow University Ice Shelf. (Web site)

Adelaide Island

  1. Adelaide Island was discovered in 1832 by a British expedition under John Biscoe.
  2. Adelaide Island was first surveyed by the expedition.

Admiralty Bay

  1. The air onflowing to the Admiralty Bay from NW, N and NE must overcome this hight.
  2. H: Arctowskiego) is situated in Admiralty Bay, King George Island, has operated continuously since its founding in 1977.
  3. There is an icy part of the island with the Krak-w Ice Dome (about 425 m a.s.l.) on it, visible on the other side of the Admiralty Bay.

Amery Ice Shelf

  1. The Amery Ice Shelf is a piece of floating ice the size of Tasmania.
  2. The Amery Ice Shelf is the third-largest shelf in the Antarctic.

Antarctica New Zealand

  1. Antarctica New Zealand is a body founded by the New Zealand Government to manage its interests in Antarctica.
  2. Antarctica New Zealand is a small Crown Agency with a significant public profile.
  3. Antarctica New Zealand is the Crown Entity responsible for New Zealand's involvement in Antarctica at a national and international level.

Antarctic Plateau

  1. The Antarctic Plateau is an area of the Antarctic continent, extending for a few hundred kilometres around the South Pole.
  2. The Antarctic plateau is a crevasse-riven mass of ice rising steeply behind Mawson Station.

Antarctic Sound

  1. The Antarctic Sound is traditionally a good place for viewing tabular icebergs brought into the sound by coastal currents from Weddell Sea ice shelves.
  2. Travelling through the waters of the Antarctic Sound, we-ll be treated to some of the most dramatic scenery the continent has to offer.
  3. After negotiating the iceberg-strewn waters of the Antarctic Sound, we hope to visit the bustling Ad-lie colonies on Paulet.

Anvers Island

  1. They roughly surveyed the SW coast of Anvers Island in 1904.
  2. On Anvers Island, the British Antarctic Survey built and operated a station for the purpose of survey and geology. (Web site)
  3. The ice ramp disappeared as the glacier retreated, and a narrow channel now separates Anvers Island from the island on which Biscoe Point lies. (Web site)

Ardery Island

  1. Ardery Island is a Specially Protected Area for petrels, a kind of bird. (Web site)
  2. Ardery Island is a steep ice free island approximately 1 km long and 0.5 km wide, with an east-west orientation.
  3. Ardery Island is the type locality for the Antarctic flea Glaciopsyllus antarcticus, associate with the nests of Southern fulmars.

Area

  1. The Area is a fragment of the western part of Schirmacher Oasis.
  2. The Area is a mating ground for Yellowbelly rock cod ( Notothenia coriiceps). (Web site)
  3. The Area is a mating ground for Yellowbelly rockcod (Notothenia coriiceps) (indicated by eggs) (Kellermann, 1996).
  4. The Area is a small rocky island, c. (Web site)
  5. The Area is an irregularly shaped island about 1.8 km from north-east to south-west and 1 km from north-west to south-east. (Web site)

Aviator Glacier

  1. Aviator Glacier was first discovered in 1955, and named to mark the work done by airmen to open up the Antarctic continent.
  2. The Aviator Glacier was discovered in 1955, and was named for the airmen who did so much to open the continent up to explorers and scientists. (Web site)

Axel Heiberg Glacier

  1. The ascent to the Antarctic Plateau, along the Axel Heiberg Glacier, was easier than they had expected.
  2. On November 17 they started the climb up the Axel Heiberg Glacier. (Web site)
  3. However, they reached the pole a month after Roald Amundsen and his team, who had climbed the previously unknown Axel Heiberg Glacier. (Web site)

Bailey Ice Stream

  1. Bailey Ice Stream ( 79--0---S 30--0---W) is an ice stream on the northern margin of the Theron Mountains, flowing westsouthwest to the Filchner Ice Shelf.
  2. In der vergangenen Saison standen zwei Gletscher in der Westantarktis auf dem Programm: der Slessor Gletscher und der Bailey Ice Stream. (Web site)

Beardmore Glacier

  1. Beardmore Glacier is named after Sir William Beardmore, a Scottish industrialist and expedition sponsor born in 1856. (Web site)
  2. Scott would follow the route, discovered by Ernest Shackleton, up the Beardmore Glacier to the Antarctic Plateau.
  3. The Beardmore Glacier ( 83--45---S 171--00---E) in Antarctica is the largest glacier in the world, with a length exceeding 160 km (100 mi). (Web site)

Beaufort Island

  1. Beaufort Island is one of a series of late Tertiary volcanic vents that developed along a line of weakness in the Ross Sea floor.

Bentley Subglacial Trench

  1. Height: 4,897 metres (16,077 feet) The lowest point in Antarctica is within the Bentley Subglacial Trench, which reaches 2,540 meters below sea level.
  2. Bentley Subglacial Trench itself (ice, not land) is –8,327 ft. (Web site)

Biscoe Point

  1. Biscoe Point is a rocky point forming the SE side of Biscoe Bay, immediately N of Access Point on the S side of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago.
  2. Biscoe Point was the name applied to the rocky point found in the approximate location in 1955.

Bjerko Peninsula

  1. Cape Darnley ( 67--43---S 69--30---E) is the ice-covered cape forming the north extremity of Bjerko Peninsula.
  2. Bjerko Peninsula ( 67--50---S 69--30---E) is a broad ice-covered peninsula of Antarctica, forming the west shore of MacKenzie Bay. (Web site)

Black Coast

  1. Black Coast was named after Cdr.(later Admiral) Richard B. Black, USNR (1902-92), leader of the December 30 flight and commanding officer of the East Base.

Bowman Peninsula

  1. Gardner Inlet ( 74--58---S 62--52---W) is a large, ice-filled inlet at the southwest side of Bowman Peninsula, on the east coast of Palmer Land. (Web site)
  2. This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Bowman Peninsula contains research on Bowman Peninsula and Headlands of Antarctica.

Branscomb Glacier

  1. From Base Camp on the Branscomb Glacier, the normal route follows the glacier up to a headwall two hours from Camp 1.
  2. After dividing our gear between backpacks and sleds, we ascend the Branscomb Glacier for 2 miles to Camp I (9,100ft).
  3. Day 5 : Climb to Camp 1 located on Branscomb Glacier at an elevation of 2,850m.

Bransfield Strait

  1. Bransfield Strait is a Quaternary, ensialic back arc basin at the transition from rifting to spreading. (Web site)

Bristol Island

  1. Bristol Island is a compound volcano, made of several overlapping stratovolcanoes.
  2. Bristol Island is an 8 km (5 mile) long island lying midway between Montagu Island and Thule Island in the South Sandwich Islands. (Web site)

Brunt Ice Shelf

  1. Around the Hinge Zone the Caird Coast is where the Antarctic Plateau flows onto the sea and becomes the Brunt Ice Shelf.
  2. The destination this time is Halley research station located on the Brunt ice shelf.
  3. Rumples - an area of the Brunt Ice Shelf to the north-east of Halley where the shelf is running over rocks sticking up from the seabed.

Canada Glacier

  1. Canada Glacier is one of 15 in the valley and Ms. Lewis said researchers hoped to have a thorough understanding of it in the next few years.
  2. The Canada Glacier is a small polar glacier flowing southeast into the northern side of Taylor Valley, Victoria Land.
  3. The Canada Glacier is a small polarglacier flowing southeast into the northern side of Taylor Valley, Victoria Land.
  4. The Canada Glacier is the most intensively studied glacier in the LTER study program.

Candlemas Island

  1. Candlemas Island is a small uninhabited island in the South Sandwich Islands at .
  2. Candlemas Island is a small uninhabited island of the Candlemas Islands in the South Sandwich Islands. (Web site)

Cape Circumcision

  1. Cape Circumcision is a peninsula on the north-western edge of the sub-antarctic island Bouvet Island.

Cape Denison

  1. Cape Denison is a 1.5 km-wide peninsula projecting into the centre of Commonwealth Bay, a 60 km-wide stretch of coast in George V Land, east Antarctica.
  2. Cape Denison is a 1.5 km-wide peninsula projecting into the centre of Commonwealth Bay. (Web site)
  3. Cape Denison is a rocky point at the head of Commonwealth Bay.
  4. Cape Denison is a site for breeding Adélie penguins, Wilson's storm-petrels, snow petrels and the south polar skua. (Web site)
  5. Cape Denison is the summer habitat for breeding Adélie penguins, Wilson’s storm-petrels, snow petrels and south polar skuas.

Cape Hallett

  1. Cape Hallett was named by James Clark Ross for a member of his 1841 expedition. (Web site)

Cape Longing

  1. The gap is used to avoid the long detour around Cape Longing. (Web site)
  2. S 58-57? W) is a constriction in the promontory north of Cape Longing, where the land narrows to 2 miles and forms a low isthmus.

Cape Morse

  1. Located about 3 miles southwest of Cape Morse, the Morse Glacier ( 66--21---S 130--5---E) is a channel glacier flowing to the east side of Porpoise Bay. (Web site)
  2. This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Cape Morse contains research on Cape Morse and Headlands of Antarctica.

Cape Waldron

  1. Cape Waldron ( 66--34---S 115--33---E) is an ice-covered cape in Antarctica, just westward of Totten Glacier.
  2. This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Cape Waldron contains research on Cape Waldron and Geography of Antarctica.

Casey Station

  1. Casey Station is a permanent base in Antarctica managed by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD).

Charlotte Bay

  1. Charlotte Bay is a bay indenting the W coast of Graham Land, Antarctica in a SE direction for 12 miles, between Reclus Peninsula and Cape Murray.
  2. In the beautiful Charlotte Bay we may again set foot on the Antarctic Continent at Portal Point, where Crabeater Seals have often been seen.

Cliffs

  1. The cliffs are fractured and have many narrow exposed ledges which in summer are occupied by nesting sea birds. (Web site)
  2. The cliffs are fractured and have narrow exposed ledges which in summer are occupied by nesting sea birds.
  3. The cliffs are of dazzling whiteness, with wonderful blue shadows. (Web site)

College

  1. The college was first known as Bishopsgate School. (Web site)
  2. The college was founded by the Baptist Home Mission Society in 1881 as the result of a movement to build a college for African-American Baptists. (Web site)

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