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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Bolinder Bluff (GBR) 61° 56' 13.8" S 57° 55' 05.9" W Bluff
Name ID: 107859 Place ID: 1540

SW side of Venus Bay, King George Island, was noted by Sherratt in January-February 1821 as one of the few snow-free features on the island but not named ([Sherratt], 1821, col. 1215); charted by DI in 1937 and named after the Bolinder boat engine, the break-down of which was the reason for a DI party of six men being marooned on the beach below the bluff for nine days in January 1937 (Ommaney, 1938, p.260-301) (Hill and others, chart, 1937b; APC, 1960, p.3; DOS 610 sheet W 62 56, 1968). Bolinder Beach ([referring to the beach below the bluff] Tyrrell, 1945, p.45; [referring to the W-most part of Venus Bay, following visit by FIDS in October 1949] Hattersley-Smith, 1951, map, p.69). Pico Brimstone, in error (Brimstone Peak, q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.199). Pico AmarĂ¯llo [=yellow peak] (Argentina. MM chart 126, 1960).

Bolinder Bluff (USA) 61° 56' 00.0" S 57° 58' 00.0" W Bluff
Name ID: 122682 Place ID: 1540

Prominent bluff crowned by three buttresses of dark grey and light brown rock, overlooking Venus Bay 3 mi SE of False Round Point on the N coast of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The feature was known to sealers using the anchorage at nearby Esther Harbor in the 1820's. It was charted and named by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1937 when the breakdown of the "Bolinder" boat engine caused 6 men to be marooned for 9 days on the beach at the foot of the bluff.

Mount Sibiryakov (AUS) 67° 55' 59.9" S 49° 34' 59.9" E Mountain
Name ID: 1540 Place ID: 13240

A mountain about 2 km south of Mount Humble in the Raggatt Mountains in Enderby Land. These outcrops were investigated by geologists from the Soviet Antarctic Expedition who called them Gora Sibiryakova (Mount Sibiryakova) after the Soviet icebreaker Sibiryakov.

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