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Nunatak

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A nunatak (from Inuit nunataq) is an exposed, often rocky element of a ridge, mountain, or peak not covered with ice or snow within (or at the edge of) an ice field or glacier. [1]

94 relations: Aitken Nunatak, Altsek Nunatak, Anoritooq, Antarctica, Appalachia Nunataks, Atanasoff Nunatak, Aviator Nunatak, Åkerlundh Nunatak, Belknap Nunatak, Berg Mountains, Bon Docteur Nunatak, Bradley Nunatak, Branson Nunatak, C. H. Ostenfeld Nunatak, Cameron Nunataks, Canisp, Castillo Nunatak, Cat Nunatak, Cathedral Peak (California), Cheeks Nunatak, Drury Nunatak, Du Toit Nunataks, Eaton Nunatak, Exile Nunatak, Faraway How, Fell, Ford Ranges, Glacial landform, Glacier, Gora Severny Nunatak, Greenlandic language, Gronau Nunataks, Grossman Nunataks, Guardian Nunatak, Hamner Nunatak, Harvey Nunataks, Ice sheet, Inuit languages, Jane Peak, Jutulsessen, Klawatti Peak, Lacroix Nunatak, Lands End Nunataks, Lawson Nunatak, Lawson Nunataks, López Nunatak, List of Nunataks, Lodalskåpa, MacDonald Nunataks, Meade Nunatak, ..., Meyers Nunatak, Mulgrew Nunatak, Nødtvedt Nunataks, Newman Nunataks, Nunatakassak, Nunatarsuaq, Nunatarsuaq (Tasiusaq Bay), Olander Nunatak, Olson Nunatak, Orsugissap Qaqqarsua, Packsaddle Island, Price Nunatak, Pyramidal peak, Queen Louise Land, Quest Nunatak, Robertson Nunatak, Schloredt Nunatak, See Nunatak, Shelton Nunataks, Shoemake Nunatak, Stac Pollaidh, Starr Nunatak, Stinear Nunataks, Suilven, Svarthamaren Mountain, Symes Nunatak, Syningen Nunatak, Trioen Nunataks, Tuttulikassak, Usarp Mountains, Utsteinen Nunatak, Velchev Rock, Vesleskarvet, Victoria Land, Wandel Land, Watkins Range, Whichaway Nunataks, White Nunataks, Willan Nunatak, Wilson Hills, Windscoop Nunataks, Yingling Nunatak, Young Nunataks, Zohn Nunataks. Expand index (44 more) »

Aitken Nunatak

Aitken Nunatak is a small rock nunatak, high, standing southwest of Mount Bumstead in the Grosvenor Mountains in Antarctica.

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Altsek Nunatak

Altsek Nunatak (Nunatak Altsek \'nu-na-tak al-'tsek\) is a rocky hill projecting from the Murgash Glacier in Dryanovo Heights on Greenwich Island, Antarctica.

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Anoritooq

Anoritooq (old spelling: Anoritôq) is a nunatak (nunataq) in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.

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Antarctica

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.

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Appalachia Nunataks

The Appalachia Nunataks are a group of nunataks rising to about on the west side of the Elgar Uplands, Alexander Island, Antarctica.

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Atanasoff Nunatak

Atanasoff Nunatak (Atanasov Nunatak \a-ta-'na-sov 'nu-na-tak\) is a nunatak, a sharp peak rising to 523 m in the east extremity of Bowles Ridge, Livingston Island, Antarctica.

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Aviator Nunatak

Aviator Nunatak is the northernmost of three large nunataks in the upper Liv Glacier, standing east of Mount Wells, Antarctica.

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Åkerlundh Nunatak

Åkerlundh Nunatak is a nunatak which lies northwest of Donald Nunatak between Bruce Nunatak and Murdoch Nunatak in the Seal Nunataks group, off the east coast of Antarctic Peninsula.

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Belknap Nunatak

Belknap Nunatak is a nunatak about west-northwest of Shelton Head, surmounting an ice-covered spur on the south coast of Thurston Island.

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Berg Mountains

The Berg Mountains are two ridges of six nunataks in Antarctica, south of Cape Buromskiy, Krylov Peninsula.

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Bon Docteur Nunatak

Bon Docteur Nunatak, also known as Good Doctor Nunatak, is a small coastal nunatak, high, standing at the west side of the Astrolabe Glacier Tongue, south of Rostand Island in the Geologie Archipelago of Antarctica.

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Bradley Nunatak

Bradley Nunatak is a prominent nunatak standing southwest of Mount Tidd in the Pirrit Hills, Marie Byrd Land.

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Branson Nunatak

Branson Nunatak is a nunatak between Mount Burnett and Price Nunatak in the Framnes Mountains, Mac. Robertson Land.

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C. H. Ostenfeld Nunatak

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Cameron Nunataks

The Cameron Nunataks are a small cluster of nunataks rising above the west margin of Evans Neve, at the southern end of the Freyberg Mountains.

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Canisp

Canisp (Scottish Gaelic: Canasp) is a mountain in the far north west of Scotland.

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Castillo Nunatak

Castillo Nunatak is a conspicuous rocky peak rising to 437 m on the glacial divide between Huntress Glacier and Balkan Snowfield on Hurd Peninsula in eastern Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

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Cat Nunatak

Cat Nunatak is a nunatak in Antarctica, midway between Vince Nunatak and Hogback Hill in the southern part of Wilson Piedmont Glacier, Victoria Land.

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Cathedral Peak (California)

Cathedral Peak is part of the Cathedral Range, a mountain range in the south-central portion of Yosemite National Park in eastern Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties.

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Cheeks Nunatak

Cheeks Nunatak is the largest and southernmost of three nunataks located northwest of the Merrick Mountains, in Palmer Land.

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Drury Nunatak

Drury Nunatak is a bare, black, isolated nunatak standing up boldly from the ice at the head of Lauritzen Bay, 1.5 nautical miles (3 km) northwest of Reynolds Peak.

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Du Toit Nunataks

The Du Toit Nunataks are a group of nunataks between Cornwall Glacier and Glen Glacier, marking the western end of the Read Mountains, Shackleton Range.

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Eaton Nunatak

Eaton Nunatak is a prominent nunatak marking the southeastern extremity of the Merrick Mountains, in Palmer Land, Antarctica.

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Exile Nunatak

Exile Nunatak is an isolated nunatak in the northwest part of Handel Ice Piedmont in the west-central part of Alexander Island, Antarctica.

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Faraway How

Faraway How is a nunatak in King Christian X Land, East Greenland.

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Fell

A fell (from Old Norse fell, fjall, "mountain"Falk and Torp (2006:161).) is a high and barren landscape feature, such as a mountain range or moor-covered hills.

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Ford Ranges

The Ford Ranges is a grouping of mountain ranges standing east of Sulzberger Ice Shelf and Block Bay in the northwest part of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica.

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Glacial landform

Glacial landforms are landforms created by the action of glaciers.

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Glacier

A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.

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Gora Severny Nunatak

Gora Severny or Gora Severnyy Nunatak (Гора Северный Нунатак) is a nunatak in Novaya Zemlya.

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Greenlandic language

Greenlandic is an Eskimo–Aleut language spoken by about 56,000 Greenlandic Inuit in Greenland.

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Gronau Nunataks

The Gronau Nunataks (Gronau Nunatakker) is a mountain range in King Christian IX Land, eastern Greenland.

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Grossman Nunataks

The Grossman Nunataks are a group of about a dozen nunataks in Palmer Land, Antarctica, rising in elevation and running northwest–southeast for between the Lyon Nunataks and the Sky-Hi Nunataks.

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Guardian Nunatak

Guardian Nunatak is a rock exposure, high, on the ice-covered spur that descends from Mount Robert Scott east-northeastward toward the western edge of Hood Glacier, near the juncture with Ross Ice Shelf.

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Hamner Nunatak

Hamner Nunatak is a nunatak lying west of the Warren Range, Antarctica, west-northwest of Wise Peak.

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Harvey Nunataks

The Harvey Nunataks are four nunataks standing west of Mount Ryder, in the eastern part of the Tula Mountains in Enderby Land, Antarctica.

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Ice sheet

An ice sheet is a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than, this is also known as continental glacier.

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Inuit languages

The Inuit languages are a closely related group of indigenous American languages traditionally spoken across the North American Arctic and to some extent in the subarctic in Labrador.

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Jane Peak

Jane Peak is a conspicuous nunatak, high, standing west of the northern part of Borge Bay on Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands.

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Jutulsessen

Jutulsessen is a nunatak in the Gjelsvik Mountains in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.

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Klawatti Peak

Klawatti Peak is located in North Cascades National Park in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Lacroix Nunatak

Lacroix Nunatak is a ridge of terminal moraine, about long and high, standing immediately south of a small zone of low rocky ridges which protrude above the ice-covered point southwest of Cape Margerie, Adélie Coast, Antarctica.

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Lands End Nunataks

The Lands End Nunataks are two rock nunataks north-northwest of Airdrop Peak at the north end of Ebony Ridge, Antarctica.

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Lawson Nunatak

Lawson Nunatak is a small tooth-like nunatak lying southeast of Branson Nunatak in the Masson Range of the Framnes Mountains of Antarctica.

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Lawson Nunataks

The Lawson Nunataks are a line of nunataks about long, located 4 nautical miles southwest of Keim Peak in the Usarp Mountains of Antarctica.

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López Nunatak

López Nunatak is a steep-sided granitic nunatak, high, forming the northern extremity of the Breznik Heights, Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica and overlooking Fuerza Aérea Glacier to the south-southwest, and Ash Point and the Chilean Captain Arturo Prat Base to the northwest.

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List of Nunataks

Nunataks, also called glacial islands, are exposed portions of ridges, mountains, or peaks not covered with ice or snow within (or at the edge of) an ice field or glacier.

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Lodalskåpa

Lodalskåpa is the highest nunatak on the glacier Jostedalsbreen.

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MacDonald Nunataks

The MacDonald Nunataks are two nunataks overlooking the head of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica, standing just east of the terminus of Amundsen Glacier, west of O'Brien Peak.

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Meade Nunatak

Meade Nunatak is a nunatak north of Blanchard Hill, rising to in the Pioneers Escarpment, Shackleton Range, Antarctica.

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Meyers Nunatak

Meyers Nunatak is a nunatak located east-southeast of Mount Manthe, at the southeast end of the Hudson Mountains in Antarctica.

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Mulgrew Nunatak

Mulgrew Nunatak is a prominent nunatak, 1,600 m, standing four nautical miles (7 km) east of Tentacle Ridge in the Cook Mountains.

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Nødtvedt Nunataks

Nødtvedt Nunataks is an isolated nunataks standing in mid-stream of the Amundsen Glacier, rising 7 nautical miles (13 km) east-northeast of Mount Bjaaland, Antarctica.

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Newman Nunataks

Newman Nunataks These are a group of nunataks about 19 km west of Aker Peaks, and 26 km west of Mount Elkins, in Enderby Land, Antarctica.

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Nunatakassak

Nunatakassak (old spelling: Nunatakavsak) is a nunatak (nunataq) in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.

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Nunatarsuaq

Nunatarsuaq (old spelling: Nunatarssuaq, Hovgård Kystland) is a nunatak (nunataq) in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.

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Nunatarsuaq (Tasiusaq Bay)

Nunatarsuaq (old spelling: Nunatarssuaq) is a nunatak (nunataq) in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.

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Olander Nunatak

Olander Nunatak is one of several somewhat scattered nunataks which rise above the ice of eastern Palmer Land, lying 5 nautical miles (9 km) east of Tollefson Nunatak and 27 nautical miles (50 km) north-northwest of Sky-Hi Nunataks.

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Olson Nunatak

Olson Nunatak is a bare rock nunatak lying at the south side of the terminus of Reeves Glacier, 4 nautical miles (7 km) north of the summit of Mount Gerlache, in Victoria Land.

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Orsugissap Qaqqarsua

Orsugissap Qaqqarsua (old spelling: Orssugissap Qaqqarssua) is a nunatak (nunataq) of the Greenland ice sheet in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.

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Packsaddle Island

Packsaddle Island (5,640 feet) is a nunatak located in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, in Alaska.

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Price Nunatak

Price Nunatak is a nunatak marking the north end of the Trilling Peaks, 3 nautical miles (6 km) south of Mount Burnett in the Framnes Mountains, Mac. Robertson Land.

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Pyramidal peak

A pyramidal peak, sometimes called a glacial horn in extreme cases, is an angular, sharply pointed mountain peak which results from the cirque erosion due to multiple glaciers diverging from a central point.

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Queen Louise Land

Queen Louise Land (Dronning Louise Land; Nuna Dronning Louise) is a vast mountainous region located west of Dove Bay, King Frederick VIII Land, northeastern Greenland.

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Quest Nunatak

Quest Nunatak is the northeasternmost of the Whichaway Nunataks, 1,065 m. First mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, it was so named because it was the last rock outcrop visited on the transpolar route of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition in December 1957 when a further search was made for plant fossils previously found in the area by the expedition's geologist.

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Robertson Nunatak

Robertson Nunatak is a small nunatak 20 nautical miles (37 km) northeast of Clemence Massif on the east side of Lambert Glacier.

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Schloredt Nunatak

Schloredt Nunatak is a nunatak 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) south of Bleclic Peaks, at the south extremity of the Perry Range in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica.

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See Nunatak

See Nunatak is the northernmost of the group of peaks forming the eastern part of the Hansen Mountains.

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Shelton Nunataks

Shelton Nunataks are two isolated nunataks located 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Thomas Mountains, in Palmer Land.

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Shoemake Nunatak

Shoemake Nunatak is a nunatak immediately west of Billey Bluff at the southwest end of the Ickes Mountains, coastal Marie Byrd Land.

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Stac Pollaidh

Stac Pollaidh is a mountain in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland.

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Starr Nunatak

Starr Nunatak is a nunatak marking the north side of the mouth of Harbord Glacier, on the coast of Victoria Land, Antarctica.

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Stinear Nunataks

Stinear Nunataks is a group of dark brown nunataks about 16 nautical miles (30 km) north of Anare Nunataks in Mac. Robertson Land.

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Suilven

Suilven (Sula Bheinn) is one of the most distinctive mountains in Scotland.

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Svarthamaren Mountain

Svarthamaren Mountain is a prominent ice-free mountain or large nunatak on the east side of the mouth of Vestreskorve Glacier in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.

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Symes Nunatak

Symes Nunatak is a nunatak near the middle of Evans Neve in Victoria Land, situated 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Mount Staley.

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Syningen Nunatak

Syningen Nunatak is a nunatak 1 mile (1.6 km) south of See Nunatak in the eastern part of the Hansen Mountains.

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Trioen Nunataks

Trioen Nunataks is an isolated group of three nunataks about 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Borg Mountain in Queen Maud Land.

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Tuttulikassak

Tuttulikassak (old spelling: Tugtulikavsak, Lille Renland) is a nunatak (nunataq) in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.

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Usarp Mountains

The Usarp Mountains is a major Antarctic mountain range, lying westward of the Rennick Glacier and trending N-S for about.

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Utsteinen Nunatak

Utsteinen Nunatak is a nunatak standing 4 nautical miles (7 km) north of Viking Heights and the main group of the Sør Rondane Mountains.

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Velchev Rock

Velchev Rock is a small nunatak rising to 208 m on the southwest end of Balkan Snowfield just north of Contell Glacier on eastern Livingston Island of the South Shetland Islands, Western Antarctica.

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Vesleskarvet

Vesleskarvet is a nunatak on the west side of Ahlmann Ridge in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.

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Victoria Land

Victoria Land is a region of Antarctica which fronts the western side of the Ross Sea and the Ross Ice Shelf, extending southward from about 70°30'S to 78°00'S, and westward from the Ross Sea to the edge of the Antarctic Plateau.

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Wandel Land

Wandel Land is a nunatak (nunataq) in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland.

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Watkins Range

The Watkins Range (Watkins Bjerge) is Greenland's highest mountain range.

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Whichaway Nunataks

Whichaway Nunataks is a group of rocky nunataks extending for 7 nautical miles (13 km) and marking the south side of the mouth of Recovery Glacier.

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White Nunataks

The White Nunataks are three nunataks standing 3 nautical miles (6 km) north of the northwest tip of Mackin Table in the Patuxent Range of the Pensacola Mountains in Antarctica.

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Willan Nunatak

Willan Nunatak is an ice-free tipped peak rising to 449 m on the glacial divide between Huntress Glacier and Balkan Snowfield on Hurd Peninsula in eastern Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

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Wilson Hills

Wilson Hills is a group of scattered hills, nunataks and ridges that extend NW-SE for about between Matusevich Glacier and Pryor Glacier in Antarctica.

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Windscoop Nunataks

Windscoop Nunataks is a cluster of four gable-shaped nunataks rising to about 400 m between Porphyry Bluff and Tower Peak on Nordenskjold Coast, Graham Land, Antarctica.

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Yingling Nunatak

Yingling Nunatak is a rocky nunatak just southward of the Windmill Islands, lying 0.8 miles (1.3 km) southeast of Goldenberg Ridge in the east part of Browning Peninsula.

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Young Nunataks

Young Nunataks is a group of nunataks in the Napier Mountains standing 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Mount Elkins, Antarctica.

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Zohn Nunataks

Zohn Nunataks is a set of three nunataks, the largest being Cheeks Nunatak, rising to 1,310 m in the southwest part of Grossman Nunataks, Palmer Land.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nunatak

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