Oshiage Beach

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Oshiage Beach (69°38′S 39°27′E / 69.633°S 39.450°E / -69.633; 39.450Coordinates: 69°38′S 39°27′E / 69.633°S 39.450°E / -69.633; 39.450) is a beach on the northeast side of Skallen Hills on the coast of Queen Maud Land. The beach faces an inlet which lies between Skallen Hills and the terminus of Skallen Glacier. Mapped from surveys and air photos by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE), 1957-62. The name "Oshiage-hama" (raised beach) was applied by JARE Headquarters in 1972.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Oshiage Beach" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).