Victoria Land

Victoria Land, AntarcticaSouthern Victoria LandNorthern 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.wikipedia
1,747 Related Articles

Ross Sea

RossRod Bay in the Ross SeaRoss Sea Region Marine Protected Area
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.
The Ross Sea is a deep bay of the Southern Ocean in Antarctica, between Victoria Land and Marie Byrd Land and within the Ross Embayment, and is the southernmost sea on Earth.

Antarctica

AntarcticAntarctic continentReference Elevation Model of Antarctica
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.
East Antarctica lies on the Indian Ocean side of the Transantarctic Mountains and comprises Coats Land, Queen Maud Land, Enderby Land, Mac . Robertson Land, Wilkes Land, and Victoria Land.

Scott Coast

The rocky promontory of Minna Bluff is often regarded as the southernmost point of Victoria Land, and separates the Scott Coast to the north from the Hillary Coast of the Ross Dependency to the south.
Scott Coast (°N, °W) is the portion of the coast of Victoria Land between Cape Washington and Minna Bluff.

James Clark Ross

Sir James Clark RossJames RossJames C. Ross
It was discovered by Captain James Clark Ross in January 1841 and named after the UK's Queen Victoria.
In 1841, James Ross discovered the Ross Sea, Victoria Land, and the volcanoes Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, which were named for the expedition's vessels.

Transantarctic Mountains

Trans-Antarctic MountainsWestern MountainsTrans Antarctic Mountains
The region includes ranges of the Transantarctic Mountains and the McMurdo Dry Valleys (the highest point being Mount Abbott in the Northern Foothills), and the flatlands known as the Labyrinth.
The Transantarctic Mountains (abbreviated TAM) comprise a mountain range of uplifted (primarily sedimentary) rock in Antarctica which extend, with some interruptions, across the continent from Cape Adare in northern Victoria Land to Coats Land.

McMurdo Dry Valleys

Dry ValleysDry ValleyAntarctic Dry Valleys
The region includes ranges of the Transantarctic Mountains and the McMurdo Dry Valleys (the highest point being Mount Abbott in the Northern Foothills), and the flatlands known as the Labyrinth.
The McMurdo Dry Valleys are a row of largely snow-free valleys in Antarctica, located within Victoria Land west of McMurdo Sound.

Ross Dependency

RossNew ZealandNew Zealand Antarctic Territory
The rocky promontory of Minna Bluff is often regarded as the southernmost point of Victoria Land, and separates the Scott Coast to the north from the Hillary Coast of the Ross Dependency to the south.
The Dependency takes its name from Sir James Clark Ross, who discovered the Ross Sea, and includes part of Victoria Land, and most of the Ross Ice Shelf.

Minna Bluff

The rocky promontory of Minna Bluff is often regarded as the southernmost point of Victoria Land, and separates the Scott Coast to the north from the Hillary Coast of the Ross Dependency to the south.
The bluff is often regarded as the southernmost point of Victoria Land, and separates the Scott Coast to the north from the Hillary Coast of the Ross Dependency to the south.

Northern Foothills

The region includes ranges of the Transantarctic Mountains and the McMurdo Dry Valleys (the highest point being Mount Abbott in the Northern Foothills), and the flatlands known as the Labyrinth.
Northern Foothills (-74.73333°N, 163.91667°W) is a line of coastal hills on the west side of Terra Nova Bay, Victoria Land, lying southward of Browning Pass and forming a peninsular continuation of the Deep Freeze Range.

Mount Abbott (Antarctica)

Mount Abbott
The region includes ranges of the Transantarctic Mountains and the McMurdo Dry Valleys (the highest point being Mount Abbott in the Northern Foothills), and the flatlands known as the Labyrinth.
Mount Abbott (°N, °W) is a mountain 3346 ft high, which stands 3 mi northeast of Cape Canwe and is the highest point in the Northern Foothills, in Victoria Land.

Labyrinth (Antarctica)

Labyrinth
The region includes ranges of the Transantarctic Mountains and the McMurdo Dry Valleys (the highest point being Mount Abbott in the Northern Foothills), and the flatlands known as the Labyrinth.
The Labyrinth (-77.55°N, 160.8°W) is an extensive flat upland area which has been deeply eroded, at the west end of Wright Valley, in Victoria Land, Antarctica.

Mount Brabec

Mount Brabec is a mountain, 2,460 m high, surmounting the east wall of Aviator Glacier 10 nmi north of Mount Monteagle, in the Mountaineer Range of Victoria Land.

Mount Roper

Mount Roper (°N, °W) is a prominent peak rising to 3,660 m, located 3.2 km south of Mount Hooker in Victoria Land, Antarctica.

Ross Ice Shelf

Great Ice BarrierVictoria BarrierRoss
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.

Antarctic Plateau

polar plateauEast Antarctic Plateauplateau
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.

Queen Victoria

VictoriaVictoria of the United KingdomDiamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria
It was discovered by Captain James Clark Ross in January 1841 and named after the UK's Queen Victoria.

Hillary Coast

The rocky promontory of Minna Bluff is often regarded as the southernmost point of Victoria Land, and separates the Scott Coast to the north from the Hillary Coast of the Ross Dependency to the south.

Douglas Mawson

MawsonSir Douglas MawsonLady Mawson
Early explorers of Victoria Land include James Clark Ross and Douglas Mawson.

Royal Society Range

Royal Society Volcano
The Royal Society Range (-78.16667°N, 162.66667°W) is a majestic mountain range in Victoria Land, Antarctica.

Asgard Range

The Asgard Range is a mountain range in Victoria Land, Antarctica.

Victory Mountains

The Victory Mountains (-72.66667°N, 168°W) is a major group of mountains in Victoria Land, Antarctica, about 160 km long and 80 km wide, which is bounded primarily by Mariner and Tucker glaciers and the Ross Sea.

Admiralty Mountains

Mount MintoMount AdamMount Peacock
The Admiralty Mountains (alternatively Admiralty Range) is a large group of high mountains and individually named ranges and ridges in northeastern Victoria Land, Antarctica.

Freyberg Mountains

Mount BaldwinMount Jackman
The Freyberg Mountains (-72.25°N, 163.75°W) are a group of mountains in Victoria Land, Antarctica, bounded by Rennick Glacier, Bowers Mountains, Black Glacier, and Evans Neve.

Victorialand

For the Antarctica region, see Victoria Land''

Cape Adare

Borchgrevink's HutCape Adare, Antarctica
Cape Adare is the north-easternmost peninsula in Victoria Land, East Antarctica.