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Magnier Peaks

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Greenshields Peak (3.06 km)

Greenshields Peak is a peak between Leroux Bay and Bigo Bay, rising west of the Magnier Peaks on the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey from photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd in 1956–57, and was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for James N.H. Greenshields, a pilot with the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition in this area, 1955–56.

Magnier Peninsula (3.71 km)

Magnier Peninsula is the mostly ice-covered peninsula projecting 18 km in northwest direction from Graham Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is 17 km wide between Leroux Bay to the northeast and Bigo Bay to the southwest. Magnier Peaks rise in the northern part of the peninsula, while Lisiya Ridge occupy its base. The peninsula is named by Chile, taking its name from Magnier Peaks. Location Magnier Peninsula is centred at . British mapping in 1971. Maps British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 65 64.

Paragon Point (3.79 km)

Paragon Point is a small but prominent point on the southwest side of Leroux Bay, 3 nautical miles (6 km) west-southwest of Eijkman Point on the west coast of Graham Land. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, 1934-37. So named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959.

Vartop Point (4.04 km)

Vartop Point (‘Nos Vartop’ \'nos v&r-'top\) is the point on the northwest side of the entrance to Finaeus Cove on the northeast coast of Magnier Peninsula, Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula. The feature is named after the settlement of Vartop in Northwestern Bulgaria. Location Vartop Point is located at, which is 3.85 km southeast of Paragon Point, 5.18 km southwest of Eijkman Point and 3.8 km northwest of Krasava Point. British mapping in 1971. Maps British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 65 64.

Finaeus Cove (5.08 km)

Finaeus Cove (‘Zaliv Finaeus’ \'za-liv fi-'ney\) is the 3.8 km wide cove indenting for 2.8 km the northeast coast of Magnier Peninsula, Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula. It is part of Leroux Bay, entered southeast of Vartop Point and northwest of Krasava Point. The head of the cove is fed by Muldava Glacier. The feature is named after the French cartographer Orontius Finaeus (Oronce Finé, 1494-1555) whose 1531 world map features a vast southern continent named Terra Australis. Location Finaeus Cove is centred at . British mapping in 1971. Maps British Antarctic Territory.

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