Vela Bluff

Vela Bluff (71°10′S66°56′W / 71.167°S 66.933°W / -71.167; -66.933) is a large isolated nunatak which signposts the only known route across the lower part of Ryder Glacier. It is located 5 nautical miles (9 km) west of Canopus Crags and 11 nautical miles (20 km) from the west coast Palmer Land and was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) after the constellation of Vela.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document: "Vela Bluff". (content from the Geographic Names Information System