Sheep Point (54°4′S37°8′W) is a point along the south side of Cook Bay, marking the south side of the entrance to Prince Olav Harbour, on the north coast of South Georgia.
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304 Articles of interest in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Schlieper Bay is a bay 1 mile (1.6 km) wide, entered between Romerof Head and Weddell Point along the south coast of South Georgia.
Saddle Island is 1.98 km (1.23 mi) long and 980 metres (1,070 yd) wide, situated on the south side of the entrance to Wilson Harbour on the west coast of South Georgia Island in the Antarctic.
Right Whale Bay is a bay 1.5 miles (2.4 km) wide, entered between Craigie Point and Nameless Point along the north coast of South Georgia. The name dates back to at least 1922 and is now well established. The right whale is a species of whale found …
Quadrant Peak is a peak (430 m) forming the summit of Vindication Island, South Sandwich Islands. The peak forms a narrow ridge above the uniform slopes of the original volcanic cone, and is a quadrant of what was probably once a circular mass cone.…
Point Abrahamsen (54°3′S37°8′W) is a point which separates Lighthouse Bay and Prince Olav Harbour, the two western arms of Cook Bay, on the north coast of South Georgia.
Mount Cunningham is a mountain at the west end of South Georgia's Esmark Glacier. It is situated between Jossac Bight and Queen Maud Bay. With an elevation of 1,218 metres (3,996 ft), it is the 16th highest mountain in South Georgia.
Mount Carse is a mountain having several peaks, the highest at 2,330 metres (7,640 ft), standing 2 nautical miles (4 km) north of the head of Drygalski Fjord in the southern part of the Salvesen Range of South Georgia. It was surveyed by the South G…
Jomfruene (54°4′S38°3′W) is a group of three small tussock-covered islands and a number of barren rocks, lying 1 nautical mile (2 km) west-northwest of Cape Paryadin, South Georgia. The position and number of these islands have been approximated on…
Isaacson Point (59°26′S27°3′W) is the southeast point of Bellingshausen Island in the South Sandwich Islands. It was charted by Discovery Investigations personnel on the Discovery II in 1930 and named for Ms. S.M.
Drygalski Fjord is a bay 1 mile (1.6 km) wide which recedes northwestwards 7 miles (11 km), entered immediately north of Nattriss Head along the southeast coast of South Georgia.
Cumberland East Bay is a bay forming the eastern arm of Cumberland Bay, South Georgia. It is entered between Sappho Point and Barff Point, where it is nearly 3 miles (4.8 km) wide, and extends 8 miles (13 km) in a southeast direction. This feature w…
Crean Glacier (54°8′S37°1′W) is a glacier 4 miles (6.4 km) long, flowing northwest from Wilckens Peaks to the head of Antarctic Bay on the north coast of South Georgia.
Buxton Glacier is a glacier flowing northeast between Heaney Glacier and Cook Glacier, on the north coast of the island of South Georgia, immediately south of Mount Skittle. The terminus of Buxton Glacier is located at Saint Andrews Bay.
The Pricker (54°1′S37°19′W) is a headland forming the east end of Albatross Island in the Bay of Isles, South Georgia.
Tanner Island (54°38′S36°46′W) is the westernmost and largest of the Pickersgill Islands, rising to 145 m off the south coast of South Georgia. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for Dr. P.W.G.
Sunset Fjord is a bay one mile (1.6 km) wide in the southwest corner of the Bay of Isles, South Georgia.
Shelter Point (54°4′S37°1′W) is a point on the west side of Blue Whale Harbor on the north coast of South Georgia.
Sappho Point (54°14′S36°28′W) is a headland which marks the west side of the entrance to Cumberland East Bay, on the north coast of South Georgia.
Not to be confused with Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica
Proud Island (54°0′S38°8′W) is a small, relatively high, tussock-covered island, rising to a peak at its northern end, lying at the east end of the Willis Islands at South Georgia.
Novosilski Bay is a bay 2 miles (3.2 km) wide, indenting the south coast of South Georgia immediately south of Mount Fraser. Discovered by a Russian expedition under Bellingshausen in 1819 and named for Lieutenant Pavel M.
Nachtigal Glacier is a glacier 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) long flowing north from Mount Fagan toward Doris Bay, South Georgia. Charted by the German group of the International Polar Year Investigations, 1882-83, who named the glacier after Dr.
Mount Worsley (54°11′S37°9′W) is a mountain, 1,105 m, on the west side of Briggs Glacier in South Georgia. It was surveyed by the South Georgia Survey in the period 1951-57, and named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) f…
McNish Island (54°9′S37°28′W) is the larger of two islands lying at the east side of Cheapman Bay on the south side of South Georgia.
Lyell Glacier (54°17′S36°37′W) is a glacier flowing in a northerly direction to Harpon Bay at the southeast head of Cumberland West Bay, South Georgia.
Keilhau Glacier (54°16′S37°4′W) is a glacier 5 nautical miles (9 km) long flowing west from Kohl Plateau and then southwest to Jossac Bight, on the south coast of South Georgia. It was mapped by Olaf Holtedahl during his visit to South Georgia in 1…
Jason Peak (54°11′S36°37′W) is a peak, 675 metres (2,215 ft) high, lying 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Jason Harbour on the north coast of South Georgia.
Harker Point forms the southernmost end of Bristol Island in the South Sandwich Islands. Although the island was discovered by a British expedition under James Cook in 1775, Harker Point was unnamed until it was surveyed in 1930 by a team on the sta…
Harker Glacier is a tidewater glacier on South Georgia Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean. Harker glacier was first mapped by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (1901-1904), and named De Geer Glacier, after Gerard De Geer (1858-1943), a Swedish geo…
Gony Point (54°0′S38°1′W) is a high tussock-covered point 0.5 miles (0.8 km) southwest of Cardno Point, on the southeast side of Bird Island, South Georgia.
Gjelstad Pass (54°17′S36°57′W) is a pass through the western part of the Allardyce Range of South Georgia, between Mount Corneliussen and Smillie Peak. It is the only pass yet discovered which gives access overland to the area south of the Allardyc…
Geikie Glacier (54°17′S36°41′W) is a glacier which flows northeast to Mercer Bay, at the southwest end of Cumberland West Bay, South Georgia.
Framnaes Point (54°8′S36°39′W) is a point 1 mile (2 km) southwest of Cape Saunders, on the north side of Stromness Bay, South Georgia.
Fantome Rock (54°0′S38°1′W) is a dangerous rock in the middle of Bird Sound, South Georgia, lying 0.1 nautical miles (0.2 km) south of Gony Point, Bird Island.
Esmark Glacier is a glacier flowing into the west part of Jossac Bight on the south coast of South Georgia. It was named by the Norwegian expedition under Olaf Holtedahl, 1927–28, probably for Jens Esmark, professor of mineralogy at the University o…