leader - Discovery 1901-04
Terra Nova 1910-13, second
expedition to reach the South Pole 1912, perished on the return journey
Landmarks named after
Robert Falcon Scott
Description: That portion of the coast of Victoria Land
between Cape Washington and Minna Bluff. Named by NZ-APC in 1961.
Much of the early exploration of this coastline was accomplished by
Scott and his colleagues, and many of the names in the region were
bestowed by him.
Description: Glacier, 7 mi wide and over 20 mi long, flowing
NNW to the coast between Cape Hoadley and Grace Rocks. Discovered by
the Western Base Party of the AAE (1911-l4) under Mawson.
Description: A major glacier, 120 mi long, originating on the
polar plateau in the vicinity of D'Angelo Bluff and Mount Howe, and
descending between Nilsen Plateau and the mountains of the Watson
Escarpment to enter Ross Ice Shelf just W of Tapley Mountains.
Discovered in December 1929 by the ByrdAE geological party under
Laurence Gould. Named by US-ACAN.
Description: Extensive icefalls near the head of Mill
Glacier, between Otway Massif and the S part of Dominion Range.
Named by the NZGSAE (1961-62).
Description: An island, 0.25 mi long and half as wide, lying
315 mi northeastward of Cape Adare, the northeastern extremity of
Victoria Land. Discovered in December 1902 by Lt. William Colbeck,
RNR, commander of the Morning, relief ship for Capt. Robert
F. Scott's expedition. Named by Colbeck.
Description: Seamounts named in association with Scott
Island. Name approved 6/88 (ACUF 228).
Description: A large number of isolated peaks lying S of
Amundsen Bay in Enderby Land. Discovered on Jan. 13, 1930 by BANZARE
under Sir Douglas Mawson. He named the feature Scott Range after
Capt. Robert F. Scott, RN. The term mountains is considered more
appropriate because of the isolation of its individual features.
Description: Conspicuous twin elevations which form the N end
of the Alexandra Mountains on Edward VII Peninsula. Discovered in
1902 by the BrNAE under Capt. Robert F. Scott, RN. Named after Scott
by Lt. K. Prestrud, leader of the Eastern Sledge Party of Amundsen's
Norwegian expedition who ascended the features while exploring
Edward VII Peninsula in 1911.
Feature Name: Mount Scott
Description: Horseshoe-shaped massif, 880 m, open to the SW
with its convex side fronting on Girard Bay and its NW side on
Lemaire Channel, on the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the
BelgAE, 1897-99. Mapped by Dr. Jean B. Charcot, leader of the FrAE,
Variant Name(s) - Massif Scott