Latest additions to the BAT gazetteer

Skog BayDec 9, 2016 3:55:53 PM-66.4667-66.8833Bay 14 km wide and 7 km deep between Holdfast Point and Orford Cliff to the east of Andresen Island, Loubet Coast. Named for Captain Leif Skog (b.1948), long serving and exploratory Antarctic passenger ship Captain since 1984. Chairman of the IAATO Marine Committee, and led development of several initiatives to strengthen safety and navigational understanding of polar water ship operations such as the IAATO-wide Emergency Contingency Plan and a crowd sourcing scheme to improve bathymetric data for Antarctica.
Demel CoveDec 9, 2016 3:48:23 PM-66.55-66.8Cove 2.5 km long and 1 km wide to the south east of Holdfast Point, Loubet Coast. Named after Captain Uli Demel (b.1944), naval architect and long serving, exploratory Antarctic passenger ship captain since 1989. Contributor to several initiatives to strengthen safety and navigational understanding of polar water operations.
Peter GlacierDec 9, 2016 3:47:07 PM-66.25-66.625Glacier 12 km long and 5 km wide flowing north from Protector Heights into Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast. Named after Sir Peter Scott (1909-1989) an influential conservationist of the 20th century, wildlife artist and pioneer of Antarctic tourism. Founded the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, founder and first chairman of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), originator of the World Conservation Union Red Data Books.
Philippa GlacierDec 9, 2016 3:14:14 PM-66.0833-66.6667Glacier 8 km long and 2.5 km wide flowing north-east from Protector Heights into Darbel Bay. Named after Lady Philippa Scott (1919-2010). Wife of Sir Peter Scott. Conservationist, wildlife photographer and pioneer of Antarctic wildlife tourism.
Poncet PointDec 9, 2016 3:12:23 PM-65.7667-66.6Point on the south-eastern side of Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast, to the south of Hopkins Cove. Named after Jérôme Poncet (b. 1946), exploratory sailor and boat builder. Pioneer of yacht-based exploration in Antarctica since 1973, supporting many scientific and filming expeditions in yachts Damien II and Golden Fleece. Awarded the Queen’s Polar Medal 2016.
Lampe GlacierDec 9, 2016 3:09:57 PM-65.5833-66.5375Glacier 8 km long and 1.5 km wide flowing west into Lampe Cove, Darbel Bay, from Mount Bain. Named in association with Lampe Cove. Named after Captain Karl-Ulrich Lampe (b. 1937), long serving and exploratory Antarctic passenger ship captain since 1987. Contributor to several initiatives to strengthen safety and navigational understanding of polar water operations.
Lampe CoveDec 9, 2016 3:06:37 PM-65.6667-66.5222Cove 1.5 km wide and 2 km long flowing west into Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast. Named in association with Lampe Glacier. Named after Captain Karl-Ulrich Lampe (b. 1937), long serving and exploratory Antarctic passenger ship captain since 1987. Contributor to several initiatives to strengthen safety and navigational understanding of polar water operations.
Keith GlacierDec 9, 2016 3:04:40 PM-65.6167-66.3167Glacier 7.5 km wide and 5 km long, flowing south-west from Widmark Ice Piedmont into Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast. Named after Keith Shackleton (1923-2015) artist, illustrator and naturalist. Pioneer of Antarctic tourism from 1969. Trustee of UK Antarctic Heritage Trust. MBE for services to wildlife conservation, 2012.
Splettstoesser GlacierDec 9, 2016 3:01:23 PM-65.5-66.2167Glacier 8 km long and 1.5 km wide flowing north from Widmark Ice Piedmont into Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast. Named for John Splettstoesser (1934-2016) US geologist who worked in Antarctica 1960-86. From 1983 a leading figure in the development of Antarctic tourism and the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators. Guided and lectured on tours to Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic Islands for several decades. Represented IAATO at several Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings and contributed to Antarctic science and legislation in the U.S.
Adie CoveDec 9, 2016 2:59:43 PM-63.775-65.4833Cove 2.5 km wide and 3.5 km deep long, to the east of Bachstrom Point on the northern side of Beascochea Bay, Graham Coast. Named for Susan Adie (b. 1953) naturalist and pioneering tour guide. Sustained contributor to the evolution of responsible Antarctic tourism through work with International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators including the development of many of the visitor management guidelines.
Field CoveDec 9, 2016 2:56:22 PM-63.8583-65.4708Cove 3.5 km wide and 3 km deep, to the west of Bachstrom Point on the northern side of Beascochea Bay, Graham Coast. Named after Carmen Field (1963-2016) who spent 27 years as an expedition tour guide during the establishment of Antarctic tourism, visiting Antarctica 78 times. Latterly a conservationist and Marine Science educator at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
IAATO IslandsDec 9, 2016 12:34:27 PM-65.4167-65.75Chain of islands east of Renaud Island, west of Grandidier Channel and north of Maskelyne Passage. Extending south west between Huddle Rocks and Cat Island, including Trivial Islands and Vieugué Island, but excluding Lacuna Island and Martin Islands. Named after the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators, founded in 1991 to advocate and promote the practice of safe and environmentally-responsible private-sector travel to the Antarctic. The islands are conspicuous landmarks on a voyage through Grandidier Channel.
Schoeling GlacierDec 9, 2016 12:31:23 PM-59.35-63.9Glacier flowing northwest into Lindblad Cove, Charcot Bay, Graham Land. It lies 2 km northeast of McNeile Glacier and is the middle glacier flowing into Lindblad Cove. Named for Darrel Schoeling (b.1958), IAATO Executive secretary 1994-98, who wrote the first joint Initial Environmental Evaluation for ship-based Antarctic tourism 1996. United States delegate to Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) 1992-1998. Led preparation of ‘Guidance for Visitors to the Antarctic’, a key document in the development of ATCM Recommendation XVIII-1 in 1994. Named in association with Lindblad Cove and Landau Glacier.
Landau GlacierDec 9, 2016 12:29:33 PM-59.3333-63.8833Glacier flowing northwest into Lindblad Cove, Charcot Bay, Graham Land. It lies 3 km northeast of McNeile Glacier and is the northernmost glacier flowing into Lindblad Cove. Named after Denise Landau for her role in the development of environmentally responsible policies for the Antarctic tourism industry, serving as the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) spokesperson to the Antarctic Treaty from 1997-2008 and as Executive Secretary and then Executive Director of IAATO from 1999-2008. Named in association with Lindblad Cove and Schoeling Glacier.
Widdowson CoveDec 9, 2016 12:27:39 PM-65.7667-66.7181Cove 4. 5 km wide and 7.5 km deep on the south side of Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast. Named in association with Widdowson Glacier and with the names of biochemists grouped in this area. Dr Elsie May Widdowson (1906-2000), of the Department of Experimental medicine, University of Cambridge, 1938-66, joint author with R.A. McCance (McCance Glacier, q.v.) of The chemical composition of foods (London, 1940), a fundamental work containing all the quantitative data required for calculating expedition ration requirements other than vitamins.
Cardell CoveDec 9, 2016 12:26:10 PM-65.6167-66.4Cove 4.5 km wide and 5 km deep to the north of Phantom Point on the north eastern side of Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast. Named in association with Cardell Glacier and with the names grouped in this area of pioneers in the prevention of snow-blindness. John Douglas Magor Cardell (1896-1966), English ophthalmic surgeon, who in co-operation with Messrs Theodore Hamblin Ltd (Hamblin Glacier, q.v.) in 1933 evolved the first satisfactory snow-goggle design, combining adequate protection and ventilation with safety and visual field.
Helava GlacierDec 9, 2016 10:24:48 AM-54.8-61.13332 km long glacier flowing south between Pygoscelis Point and Nelly Point, directly south of The Cornet, Elephant Island. Named after Uuno (Uki) Vilho Helava (1923-1994). Developed the concepts underlying modern photogrammetry in the late 1950s and implemented these in both early analytical stereo-plotters and the first complete digital photogrammetry workstation 1982-85. Founded Helava Asssociates (1979) where he developed widely used photogrammetric instruments and software in association with Leica and BAe Systems.
Torlegård GlacierDec 8, 2016 5:50:59 PM-66.875-67.956 km long glacier to the east of Mount Wilcox, flowing north-west into Square Bay, Fallières Coast, Graham Land. Named after Kennert Torlegård (1937-2016) Professor of Photogrammetry at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, 1974-2001. He played an important role in the development of photogrammetric data capture for Digital Elevation Models in the 1980s. Secretary General of International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 1984-88 and president 1988-92. Chair of the ISPRS working group on data capture for Digital Elevation Models 1980-84.
Hopkins CoveDec 8, 2016 5:49:30 PM-65.7167-66.5931Cove 2.5 km wide and 3.5 km deep on the eastern side of Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast. Named in association with Hopkins Glacier. Named after Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861-1947), founder of the School of Biochemistry and Professor of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, 1914-43, who made pioneering investigations on synthetic diets and vitamins of importance to the development of sledge rations; Nobel Laureate in medicine, 1929.
Hoek BayDec 8, 2016 5:47:45 PM-65.0917-65.9708Bay 2.5 km wide and 3 km deep at the terminus of Hoek Glacier. Named after Henry William Hoek (1875-1951), pioneer Swiss (originally German) ski-mountaineer and author of Der Schi und seine sportliche Benutzung (München, 1906), one of the earliest skiing manuals.
Lettner GlacierDec 8, 2016 5:45:45 PM-64.9667-65.9708Glacier 8.5 km long and 2.5 km wide, flowing north-west from Mount Paulcke towards Harrison Passage, Graham Coast. Named after Rudolf Lettner, Austrian climber and mountain skier, in association with names of pioneers of ski-mountaineering grouped in this area. Developed the use of steel edges for skis, improving control on steep and icy slopes, patented 1926.
Duyvis CoveDec 8, 2016 5:42:57 PM-64.5667-65.8917Cove 2.5 km wide and 3 km long, to the north of Duyvis Point on the north side of Barilari Bay, Graham Coast. Named in association with Duyvis Point, after Frits Donker Duyvis (1894-1961), Dutch pioneer of documentation, especially of the Universal Decimal Classification.
Smith GlacierDec 8, 2016 5:41:34 PM-64.3-65.75Glacier 8 km long and 3 km wide flowing north-west from between Mount Bigo and Mount Perchot into Bigo Bay, Graham Coast. Named for G. Joan Smith (b. 1931), in association with the names of pioneers of documentation grouped in this area. British Antarctic Survey archivist and registrar 1979-1991. Set up the BAS Archives, its classification scheme and computer database. Pioneer of computerisation within the UK archive and records management community; convenor of UK Society of Archivists’ working party on technical standards for preservation of born-digital records. Established BAS as a Place of Deposit under the UK National Archives for records of UK national operator activity in Antarctica.
Kraus GlacierDec 8, 2016 5:39:31 PM-63.2833-64.63 km long glacier flowing north from Mount Français into Fournier Bay, Anvers Island. Named after Karl Kraus (1939-2006), Professor and Head of the Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Technical University of Vienna, 1974-2006. Researched and published widely on new techniques in digital photogrammetry, laser scanning and Digital Elevation Model extraction and quality assessment. Author of five key textbooks on photogrammetry and remote sensing.
Ladies IcefallDec 8, 2016 5:37:18 PM-58.5333-62.151 km long icefall between Urbanek Icefall and Ladies Buttresses, north side of Ezcurra Inlet, Admiralty Bay, King George Island. Named in honour of female members of the 1977/78 and 1978/79 expeditions to the nearby Polish Arctowski Station.
Urbanek IcefallDec 8, 2016 5:33:54 PM-58.525-62.14171 km long icefall between Polar Committee Icefall and Ladies Icefall, on the north side of Ezcurra Inlet, Admiralty Bay, King George Island. Named after Professor Adam Urbanek, palaeontologist, past president of the Committee on Polar Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Polar Committee GlacierDec 8, 2016 5:31:47 PM-58.5-62.13332 km long glacier south of Klekowski Crag, King George Island, named for the Committee on Polar Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Znosko GlacierDec 8, 2016 5:24:15 PM-58.4833-62.11.5 km long glacier south of Crépin Point, King George Island, flowing between Wegger Peak and Admiralen Peak into Admiralty Bay. Named in honour of Professor Jerzy Znosko, a Polish geologist.
Doyle GlacierDec 8, 2016 5:05:49 PM-54.7667-61.13332 km long glacier flowing east between Walker Point and Pygoscelis Point, Elephant Island. Named after Professor Frederick J. Doyle (1920 - 2013), who played a key role in the development of photogrammetric mapping from space platforms. Leader of NASA Apollo Orbital Science Photographic Team from 1969, developing camera systems used to map the surface of the moon, and for later missions to Mars, Venus and Mercury. Developed sensors for early Landsat systems and large format cameras for the Space Shuttle.
Stadium GlacierDec 8, 2016 4:55:48 PM-54.7333-61.11674 km long glacier flowing east into the unnamed cove between Cape Valentine and Walker Point, Elephant Island. Named in association with The Stadium, the cirque that is the source of the glacier. Named Stadium Glacier by Furse (Elephant Island, an Antarctic Expedition, 1979, p.127), but the name was not adopted at the time.
Mothes PointNov 1, 2016 3:48:42 PM-67.8583-67.2283E coast of Adelaide Island on Barlas Channel, was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in September 1948 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Prof. Hans Mothes (b.1902), German glaciologist of Göttingen who, with B. Brockhamp (Brockhamp Islands, q.v.), made the first seismic sounding of a glacier, in Austria in 1926 (APC, 1960, p.6; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978). Position amended 14/04/2016 in association with new name Mothes Island (q.v). The isthmus of Mothes Point became a true island in about 1999. By April 2016 the channel between the island and Adelaide Island had widened to about 150 metres and the position of Mothes Point was adjusted accordingly.
Banjo RockNov 1, 2016 3:08:13 PM-54.8583-61.0992Small island east of Point Wild, Elephant Island. Twenty-one men from Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-16) camped at Point Wild for four months until rescued in August 1916. Shackleton allowed Leonard Hussey, the expedition meteorologist, to bring his banjo on the difficult journey to Elephant Island, realising its value for team morale.
The GnomonNov 1, 2016 3:03:50 PM-54.8592-61.0964Conspicuous small, steep, rocky island to the north of Point Wild, Elephant Island. The name was first applied on a sketch map from Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16; twenty-one men from the expedition camped at Point Wild for four months until rescued in August 1916. Named descriptively; a gnomon is the blade of a sundial.
Mount HallNov 1, 2016 2:53:32 PM-70.702-69.194A prominent mountain peak in the Rouen Mountains, northern Alexander Island. The peak is calculated from satellite image derived Digital Elevation Model data to be about 3100 m in altitude. Named for John Hall MBE (b.1950) who played a key role in the development of British Antarctic Survey polar operations from 1973. Head of Operations, BAS 1999-2016.
Mothes IslandNov 1, 2016 2:48:49 PM-67.85-67.23Island about 150 m wide off the east coast of Adelaide Island. Surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in September 1948 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Prof. Hans Mothes (b.1902), German glaciologist of Göttingen who, with B. Brockhamp (Brockhamp Islands, q.v.), made the first seismic sounding of a glacier, in Austria in 1926. The isthmus previously named Mothes Point became a true island in about 1999. By April 2016 the channel between the island and Adelaide Island had widened to about 150 metres.
Malle BayNov 1, 2016 2:44:44 PM-67.95-67.2667Bay on the east coast of Adelaide Island, north of the Brockhamp Islands. Named after Teniente 2nd Miguel Malle Gómez, officer on the Chilean navy ship Yelcho, who participated in hydrographic survey work in this area in 1974.
Cheshire IslandNov 1, 2016 2:37:30 PM-68.1247-67.5731A small island 80 m by 80 m situated about 25 m offshore from Rothera Point, Adelaide Island. Named after Alan Armstrong Cheshire (b.1955), British Antarctic Survey radio operator at Faraday and Rothera research stations 1976-79.
Porter PeakNov 1, 2016 2:28:46 PM-60.667-64.065Peak rising to 824 m with a steep rocky south face and gentle but crevassed east, west and north sides. Named after the Pilatus Porter PC-6 aircraft (1959) used in Antarctica in the 1960s, including by the British Antarctic Survey 1966-68, in continuation of the naming theme of 'Pioneers of Aviation' established in the area.
Pilatus PeakNov 1, 2016 2:25:50 PM-60.6317-64.0617Peak with rocky east and west faces, located just south west of Langley Peak, Wright Ice Piedmont, Davis Coast. It is the highest peak in the area at 982 m. Named after Pilatus Aircraft Ltd, a Swiss aviation company founded in 1939 and makers of the Pilatus Porter PC-6 aircraft used in Antarctica in the 1960s, in continuation of the theme of 'Pioneers of Aviation' established in the area.
Alphabet ChannelNov 1, 2016 2:15:28 PM-62.9342-64.3233Channel in the East Melchior Islands chain, part of the Melchior Islands in Dallmann Bay, in the Palmer Archipelago. It is about 1.1 km long and orientated SW/NE between Omega Island and Zeta Island. Named in association with the naming theme of letters of the Greek alphabet established in the Melchior Islands.
Zeta IslandNov 1, 2016 2:11:54 PM-62.9358-64.32Island in the East Melchior Islands chain, part of the Melchior Islands in Dallmann Bay, in the Palmer Archipelago. The island was created by changes in ice cover opening a channel between Omega Island and Zeta Island. Named in continuation of the naming theme of letters of the Greek alphabet established in the Melchior Islands.
Airey, MountMay 10, 2016 10:34:01 AM-63.1894-74.355Prominent, separate nunatak with a summit height of 1,440 m. The feature covers an area of more than 20 km² and has several subsidiary ridges. It is located at the eastern end of the Guettard Range, Palmer Land and is 10 km west of Johnston Spur. Named for Malcolm Airey, BAS Antarctic field assistant for geological work in this area in 2014-15.
Routledge, MountMay 10, 2016 10:33:10 AM-61.31-72.7125Nunatak at the eastern end of the Wegener Range in Palmer Land. It is the most distinctive ridge in the vicinity and is 8 km long with a prominent peak 1189 m in height midway along the ridge. The summit is located 5.3 km east of Mount Reynolds. Named for David Routledge, BAS Antarctic field assistant for geological work in this area in 2014-15.
Hopkins RidgeMay 10, 2016 10:32:18 AM-71.8425-69.3658Ridge to the south of Coulter Glacier, in Havre Mountains on north-west Alexander Island. The ridge projects into north-eastern Lazarev Bay. Its southernmost point is 1.9 km to the north of Dint Island and is 9 km west of Mount Holt. Named for Professor David William Hopkins for his contributions to Antarctic science through his work on the biogeochemistry of Antarctic soils and as Chair of the UK National Committee for Antarctic Research.
Czesław PointMay 10, 2016 10:30:46 AM-57.7583-61.9083Northern promontory of Brimstone Peak, Between Emerald Cove and Venus Bay. Named for Czeslaw Milosz, Polish poet, Nobel laureate.
Miłosz PointMay 10, 2016 10:29:54 AM-57.7667-61.9167Western point of Brimstone Peak, at Venus Bay, King George Island. Named for Czeslaw Miłosz, Polish poet, Nobel laureate.
Le Petit PrinceMay 10, 2016 10:24:03 AM-58.05-61.9Lone offshore stack west of False Round Point, King George Island.
Bach QuartetMay 10, 2016 10:21:17 AM-58.05-61.9083Group of four offshore stacks between Glass Point and False Round Point, King George Island.
Litwin BayMay 10, 2016 10:20:33 AM-58.5833-62Bay between Davey Point and Cieślak Point, in front of Usher Glacier, King George Island.
Cieślak PointMay 10, 2016 10:19:36 AM-58.65-62.0167Rocky point immediately west of Usher Glacier, King George Island, between Usher Glacier and Stigant Point.
Nelly PointMay 10, 2016 10:15:19 AM-54.8006-61.1575Ice free point on the eastern side of Elephant Island, between Muckle Bluff and Walker Point. Named from the presence of Macronectes giganteus, the southern giant petrel or ‘Nelly’.
Pygoscelis PointMay 10, 2016 10:14:36 AM-54.7558-61.1564Ice free point on the eastern side of Elephant Island, between Muckle Bluff and Walker Point and south of The Cornet. Named after Pygoscelis antarcticus, the chinstrap penguin.
Thunder Bay May 10, 2016 10:13:44 AM-54.0928-61.2911Bay on the west side of Clarence Island, between Cape Bowles and Craggy Point and south of Mount Irving.
Pink Pool PointMay 10, 2016 10:13:05 AM-54.0325-61.2878Ice free point on the eastern side of Clarence Island, 2 km north east of Cape Bowles.
Fur Seal PointMay 10, 2016 10:12:21 AM-54.0008-61.1958Ice free point on the eastern side of Clarence Island, 2 km north west of Sugarloaf Island.
Palmer BasinMay 10, 2016 10:11:21 AM-64.4-64.95An area of deep water between the Joubin Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago and Wauwermans Islands, south west of Palmer Station, Anvers Island. Named in association with the U.S. Antarctic research base Palmer Station.
Harper RocksMay 10, 2016 10:09:29 AM-66.7986-66.8561Rocks with a depth of 4.3 m about 1.5 km to the north west of Detaille Island, Loubet Coast, and to the north of Marshall Shoals. The rocks are the first of the dangers encountered on the approach to the anchorage at Detaille Island. Named for Captain John R. Harper, Master of RRS Ernest Shackleton (from March 2006), in recognition of his contribution to Antarctic logistics.
Lagoons MesaMay 10, 2016 10:08:16 AM-57.8917-63.9625Mesa to the north of Torrent Valley, Ulu Peninsula, James Ross Island, with Dinn Cliffs on its eastern slopes. The mesa has eight small lakes on its plateau.
Lachman LakesMay 10, 2016 10:07:38 AM-57.8042-63.7986Two lakes on the promontory between Berry Hill and Cape Lachman, Ulu Peninsula, James Ross Island. The name is in association with Cape Lachman.
Green LakeMay 10, 2016 10:06:37 AM-57.7819-63.9028The southern of two small lakes on the eastern side of Ulu Peninsula, James Ross Island, between St. Martha Cove and Andreassen Point. Named after the colour of the lake floor resulting from green algae and cyanobacteria.
Giant GardenMay 10, 2016 10:05:59 AM-57.8472-63.8153Flat area at about 140 m altitude on the north-west side of Berry Hill, about 750 m north of Panorama Pass. It contains a large area covered by mosses and lichens, which is conspicuous in this stony ice-free part of Ulu Peninsula. The area is near to the Czech Research Station Mendel and the name is drawn from a Czech myth in which a mountain giant keeps a lush hidden garden where all the flowers bloom first.
Beta GlacierMay 10, 2016 10:05:11 AM-57.9333-63.975Land-terminating glacier on Ulu Peninsula flowing south east and draining into Torrent Valley and Shrove Cove to the south west of Dinn Cliffs. Named in association with Alpha Glacier to the north east. The name stems from established use in 30 years of fieldwork in the area by Argentinian glaciologists.
Andreassen LakeMay 10, 2016 10:04:09 AM-57.7764-63.8983The northern of two small lakes on the eastern side of Ulu Peninsula, between St. Martha Cove and Andreassen Point and named in association with Andreassen Point.
Alpha GlacierMay 10, 2016 9:59:18 AM-57.8819-63.9513Land-terminating glacier on Ulu Peninsula flowing south east and draining into Shrove Cove to the north east of Dinn Cliffs. Named in association with Beta Glacier to the south west. The name stems from established use in 30 years of fieldwork in the area by Argentinian glaciologists.
Triangular GlacierMay 10, 2016 9:53:07 AM-57.8533-63.8583Glacier on the western side of Lachman Crags, Ulu Peninsula, James Ross Island. It is about 800 m long and 1000 m wide (2015). It is named descriptively for its triangular shape.
Lookalike GlacierMay 9, 2016 4:55:02 PM-57.9414-63.9317Glacier on Ulu Peninsula, James Ross Island that is about 3200 m long and 1100 m wide (2015). It is elongated with a large debris-covered snout. The glacier lies north of Lookalike Peaks, west of Smellie Peak and drains north into Brandy Bay.
Glasser GlacierMay 9, 2016 4:48:50 PM-57.8656-63.8767Glacier on James Ross Island, flowing westwards from a larger ice dome on Lachman Crags. The glacier is about 1500 m long and 500 m wide (2015). Named for Professor Neil F. Glasser (b.1966) Director of the Institute of Geography, History, Politics and Psychology, University of Aberystwyth, in recognition of his significant research on Ulu Peninsula, James Ross Island and wider contributions to Antarctic and polar science.
Newsham NunatakMay 9, 2016 4:46:56 PM-57.8236-63.5589An isolated nunatak on the eastern side of Trinity Peninsula, Graham Land, situated between Stepup Col to the west-south-west and Cain Nunatak to the north-east. It is T-shaped, about 700 m by 700 m and has a summit height of 614 m. Named for Dr Kevin Newsham, a British Antarctic Survey terrestrial ecologist and Principal Investigator for a research project which visited and sampled the site in January 2008.