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The Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (ACAN or US-ACAN) is an advisory committee of the United States Board on Geographic Names responsible for recommending names for features in Antarctica.
The American Cordillera is a chain of mountain ranges (cordilleras) that consists of an almost continuous sequence of mountain ranges that form the western "backbone" of North America, South America and Antarctica.
Andersson Island (historically Rosamel Island) is an island located at the eastern end of the Tabarin Peninsula, Antarctica.
The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, located at the base of the Southern Hemisphere.
Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.
An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands.
Argentine Antarctica (Antártida Argentina, Sector Antártico Argentino or Argentártida) is a sector of Antarctica claimed by Argentina as part of its national territory consisting of the Antarctic Peninsula and a triangular section extending to the South Pole, delimited by the 25° West and 74° West meridians and the 60° South parallel.
Astrolabe Island, located at, is an island long, lying in the Bransfield Strait northwest of Cape Ducorps, Trinity Peninsula in Antarctica.
Avery Plateau is an ice-covered plateau, about long and rising to about, midway between Loubet Coast and Foyn Coast in Graham Land.
Bransfield Island is an island nearly long, lying southwest of D'Urville Island off the northeast end of the Antarctic Peninsula.
The British Antarctic Territory (BAT) is a sector of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom as one of its 14 British Overseas Territories, of which it is by far the largest by area.
A British expedition to Graham Land led by John Lachlan Cope took place between 1920 and 1922.
Bruce Plateau is an ice-covered plateau, at least long and about high, extending northeast from the heads of Gould Glacier and Erskine Glacier to the vicinity of Flandres Bay, in Graham Land.
Cape Agassiz is the east tip of Hollick-Kenyon Peninsula, a narrow ice-drowned spur extending east from the main mountain axis of Antarctic Peninsula between Mobiloil Inlet and Revelle Inlet.
Cape Jeremy is a cape marking the east side of the north entrance to George VI Sound and the west end of a line dividing Graham Land and Palmer Land, Antarctica.
Central America (América Central, Centroamérica) is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with the South American continent on the southeast.
The Chilean Antarctic Territory or Chilean Antarctica (Spanish: Territorio Chileno Antártico, Antártica Chilena) is the territory in Antarctica claimed by Chile.
A cordillera is an extensive chain of mountains or mountain ranges.
D'Urville Island is an island of Antarctica.
Detroit Plateau is a major interior plateau of Graham Land, with heights between.
Dundee Island is an ice-covered island lying east of the northeastern tip of Antarctic Peninsula and south of Joinville Island.
Eagle Island is one of several islands around the peninsula known as Graham Land, which is closer to South America than any other part of that continent.
The First Lord of the Admiralty, or formally the Office of the First Lord of the Admiralty, was the political head of the Royal Navy who was the government's senior adviser on all naval affairs and responsible for the direction and control of Admiralty Department as well as general administration of the Naval Service of the United Kingdom, that encompassed the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and other services.
Foster Plateau is a plateau, about in area, lying between Drygalski Glacier and Hektoria Glacier in northern Graham Land, Antarctica.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (GSE; Большая советская энциклопедия, БСЭ, Bolshaya sovetskaya entsiklopediya) is one of the largest Russian-language encyclopedias, published by the Soviet state from 1926 to 1990, and again since 2002 by Russia (under the name Bolshaya Rossiyskaya entsiklopediya or Great Russian Encyclopedia).
Hemimont Plateau (плато Хемимонт, ‘Plato Hemimont’ \pla-'to 'he-mi-mont\) is the ice-covered plateau of elevation about 1600 m in southern Graham Land, Antarctica situated midway between Loubet Coast and Fallières Coast on the west, and Bowman Coast on the east, and extending 100 km from the heads of Finsterwalder Glacier and Demorest Glacier on the north to Neny Glacier on the south.
Herbert Plateau is a portion of the central plateau of Graham Land, Antarctica, lying between Blériot Glacier and Drygalski Glacier.
James Ross Island is a large island off the southeast side and near the northeastern extremity of the Antarctic Peninsula, from which it is separated by Prince Gustav Channel.
John Biscoe (28 June 1794 – 1843) was an English mariner and explorer who commanded the first expedition known to have sighted the areas named Enderby Land and Graham Land along the coast of Antarctica.
Joinville Island is the largest island of the Joinville Island group, about long in an east-west direction and wide, lying off the northeastern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, from which it is separated by the Antarctic Sound.
Jonassen Island is one of several Antarctic islands around the peninsula known as Graham Land, which is closer to South America than any other part of that continent.
Laclavère Plateau is a plateau, long and from wide, rising to between Misty Pass and Theodolite Hill, Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica.
Larsen Inlet is an inlet, formerly ice-filled, long in a north–south direction and wide, between Cape Longing and Cape Sobral along the east coast of Graham Land, Antarctica.
Lockyer Island is an island 2.5 mi long, lying off the south shore of James Ross Island in the SW entrance to Admiralty Sound in Antarctica.
Louis Philippe Plateau is a plateau, about long and wide, which rises to and occupies the central part of Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica, between Russell West Glacier and Windy Gap.
Mount Brading is a mountain topped by a snow peak, east of the northeast corner of Larsen Inlet in Graham Land.
A mountain range or hill range is a series of mountains or hills ranged in a line and connected by high ground.
Moyes Nunatak is a nunatak 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km) southeast of Mount Veynberg on the west side of Nye Glacier, Arrowsmith Peninsula, Graham Land.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Palmer Land is that portion of the Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica that lies south of a line joining Cape Jeremy and Cape Agassiz.
Paulet Island is a circular island about in diameter, lying south-east of Dundee Island, off the north-eastern end of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Seymour Island is an island in the chain of 16 major islands around the tip of the Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula.
Sir James Robert George Graham, 2nd Baronet GCB PC (1 June 1792 – 25 October 1861) was a British statesman.
Snow Hill Island is an almost completely snowcapped island, long and wide, lying off the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
Tower Island is an Antarctic island long and high, lying north-east of Trinity Island and marking the north-east extent of Palmer Archipelago.
Trinity Peninsula is the northernmost part of the Antarctic Peninsula.
The UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee (or UK-APC) is a United Kingdom government committee, part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, responsible for recommending names of geographical locations within the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) and the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI).
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Vega Island is a small island to the northwest of James Ross Island, on the Antarctic Peninsula.