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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Sverdrup Mountains (USA) 72° 20' 00.0" S 1° 00' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 132391 Place ID: 14303

A group of mountains about 50 mi long, standing just W of the Gjelsvik Mountains in Queen Maud Land. The mountains were first photographed from the air and roughly plotted by the GerAE (1938-39). They were mapped in detail by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by NBSAE (1949-52) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958-59). Named for H.U. Sverdrup, Chairman of the Norwegian Committee for the NBSAE.

Sverdrupfjella (RUS) 72° 42' 00.0" S 0° 35' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 120860 Place ID: 14303

Sverdrupfjella (H.U.) (NOR) 72° 22' 00.0" S 0° 40' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 116135 Place ID: 14303

Mountain area E of Jutulstraumen, between Gburekfjella and Sveabreen, W-most in Fimbulheimen. After Harald Ulrik Sverdrup, professor and Managing Director at Norsk Polarinstitutt, who did glacier examinations on Fjortende Julibreen together with Ahlmann.

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