Sulzberger Bay

Situation map of Sulzberger Bay.
Images captured by Envisat's Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar on 12 March and 16 March 2011. The newly formed icebergs can clearly be seen in the second image. (European Space Agency)

Bay between Fisher Island and Vollmer Island, along the coast of King Edward VII Land.

- Sulzberger Bay
Situation map of Sulzberger Bay.

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Location of King Edward VII Land (marked in orange) within the Ross Dependency

King Edward VII Land

Large, ice-covered peninsula which forms the northwestern extremity of Marie Byrd Land in Antarctica.

Large, ice-covered peninsula which forms the northwestern extremity of Marie Byrd Land in Antarctica.

Location of King Edward VII Land (marked in orange) within the Ross Dependency
Area map of Edward VII Peninsula
New Zealand stamp overprinted for use at the British base

The peninsula projects into the Ross Sea between Sulzberger Bay and the northeast corner of the Ross Ice Shelf, and forms part of the Ross Dependency.

Situation map of Sulzberger Bay.

Vollmer Island

Situation map of Sulzberger Bay.

Vollmer Island is an ice-covered island 11 nmi long, lying along the edge of Sulzberger Ice Shelf, 7 nmi northwest of Cronenwett Island.

Situation map of Sulzberger Bay.

Fisher Island (Antarctica)

Situation map of Sulzberger Bay.

Fisher Island is an ice-covered island 7 nmi long, lying just north of Edward VII Peninsula where it marks the Western side of the entrance to Sulzberger Bay.

The Himalayas, the highest mountain range on Earth, seen from space

Ford Ranges

The Himalayas, the highest mountain range on Earth, seen from space

The Ford Ranges (-77°N, -144°W) are a grouping of mountain ranges standing east of Sulzberger Ice Shelf and Block Bay in the northwest part of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica.

Situation map of Guest Peninsula.

Guest Peninsula

Situation map of Guest Peninsula.

Guest Peninsula is a snow-covered peninsula about 45 mi long between the Sulzberger Ice Shelf and Block Bay, on Saunders Coast in the northwest part of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica.

An SH-60F helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron (HS) 14 from Naval Air Facility Atsugi flies over the port of Sendai to deliver more than 1,500 pounds of food to survivors of an 9.0 magnitude earthquake and a tsunami (2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami). The citizens of Ebina City, Japan, donated the food, and HS-14 is supporting earthquake and tsunami relief operations in Japan as directed.

2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami

The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami (東北地方太平洋沖地震) occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on 11 March.

The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami (東北地方太平洋沖地震) occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on 11 March.

An SH-60F helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron (HS) 14 from Naval Air Facility Atsugi flies over the port of Sendai to deliver more than 1,500 pounds of food to survivors of an 9.0 magnitude earthquake and a tsunami (2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami). The citizens of Ebina City, Japan, donated the food, and HS-14 is supporting earthquake and tsunami relief operations in Japan as directed.
A seismogram recorded in Massachusetts, United States
A visual depiction of the type of faulting that caused the main tremor, low-angle thrusting on a west-dipping fault plane
Seismic intensity observations resulting from mainshock
Hypocentral region boundaries (Source: The Japanese Headquarters for Earthquake Research Promotion)
Soil liquefaction in Kōtō, Tokyo
Tōhoku earthquake and aftershocks from 11 to 14 March
Satellite image shows snowfall on agricultural fields in Sendai area. See paragraph for details.
Land subsidence and soil liquefaction at Shin-Urayasu Station in Urayasu, Chiba, near Tokyo
NOAA tsunami energy map
Water column height on 11 March 2011 at DART Station, 690 NM southeast of Tokyo
The city of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, suffered extensive damage from the tsunami, with almost the entirety of the lower area of the city being destroyed.
Tsunami flooding on the Sendai Airport runway
Peak tsunami wave height summits, color-coded with red representing most severe
A Bonin petrel trapped in tsunami debris on Midway Atoll before being rescued
Fishing boats that were moved to higher ground in anticipation of tsunami arrival, in Pichilemu, Chile
Rescue team searching for survivors. Snow arrived minutes before or after the tsunami, depending on locations.
Panorama of Rikuzentakata
A fire that broke out in Tokyo
Snowfall in Ishinomaki, 16 March.
Ship and crane damage at Sendai port
Dam failure at Fujinuma
Geographic divide between 50 hertz systems and 60 hertz systems in Japan's electricity distribution network
A damaged transmission tower and severed power lines in Minamisōma, Fukushima
Fire at the Cosmo Oil refinery in Ichihara
A loose cow roaming through Namie, Fukushima after the area was evacuated
A highway bridge damaged and severed
Remains of Shinchi Station
Damage to a traditional lantern at Tokiwa shrine in Mito City
Fukushima radiation comparison to other incidents and standards, with graph of recorded radiation levels and specific accident events. (Note: Does not include all radiation readings from Fukushima Daini site)
Emergency vehicles staging in the ruins of Otsuchi, Japan following the tsunami
Anti-nuclear protest following the disaster
Japanese Boat washed ashore the Oregon Coast, United States

The tsunami broke icebergs off the Sulzberger Ice Shelf in Antarctica, 13000 km away.

Harold June (far left) being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in 1930

Harold June

Machinist, an aviator, a test pilot, and an explorer in Antarctica.

Machinist, an aviator, a test pilot, and an explorer in Antarctica.

Harold June (far left) being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in 1930

The flights charted the Edsel Ford Range and Sulzberger Bay, geographic features named for additional key financial donors to the expedition.

Curtiss burning at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.

USS Curtiss (AV-4)

The first purpose-built seaplane tender constructed for the United States Navy.

The first purpose-built seaplane tender constructed for the United States Navy.

Curtiss burning at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.
Curtiss burning at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.
Curtiss with PBMs and a British Sunderland during the Korean War, in 1950.

She carried out ice reconnaissance to Okuma Bay and Sulzberger Bay, then departed McMurdo Sound, on 10 February.

The Himalayas, the highest mountain range on Earth, seen from space

Hammond Glacier

The Himalayas, the highest mountain range on Earth, seen from space

Hammond Glacier is located on the northeast side of the Haines Mountains, flowing northwest for about 40 nmi to Sulzberger Ice Shelf in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica.

Topographic map sheet Boyd Glacier 1:250,000

Steventon Island

Topographic map sheet Boyd Glacier 1:250,000

Steventon Island (°N, °W) is a broad ice-covered island about 24 mi long off of Antarctica, lying west of Court Ridge in the Sulzberger Ice Shelf.