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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Fenriskjeften (NOR) 71° 53' 00.0" S 8° 15' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115069 Place ID: 4521

Mountain area S in Drygalskifjella, Orvinfjella in Fimbulheimen. F.=the mouth of the wolf Fenris in Norse mythology.

Fenriskjeften Mountain (USA) 71° 53' 00.0" S 8° 18' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 125038 Place ID: 4521

A large bare rock mountain which in plan resembles a hairpin, forming the S portion of Drygalski Mountains in Queen Maud Land. Plotted from air photos by the GerAE (1938-39). Mapped from surveys and air photos by NorAE (1956-60) and because of its shape named Fenriskjeften (Fenrir's jaw), after the wolf in Norse mythology.

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