High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Xanadu Hills (78°11 S 163°32 E / 78.183°S 163.533°E / -78.183; 163.533) are a ridge of hills lying between Ward Valley and the Alph River in Victoria Land, a region of Antarctica. THey were named by the New Zealand Geographic Board in 1994 in connection with the adjacent Alph River, an earlier name inspired by a poem of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Kubla Khan. WArd Valley (78°12 S 163°42 E / 78.2°S 163.7°E / -78.2; 163.7) is an ice-free valley that lies between Porter Hills and Xanadu Hills and east of the snout of Ward Glacier in the Denton Hills, Scott Coast, Antarctica. NAmed by US-ACAN (1994) in association with Ward Glacier and Ward Lake.