nunatak[nun′ə tak′, no̵̅o̅′nə-]
Geol. an isolated mountain peak protruding through glacial ice
Origin of nunatakprobably via Danish ; from Eskimo
A peak, ridge, or hill of bedrock that protrudes from a glacier's surface.
Origin of nunatakWest Greenlandic Inuit nunataq.
aerial photograph of the Greenland ice sheet
From Greenlandic nunataq.