Name details

Robinson Group

Robinson Group (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Robinson Group  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 899

Feature type: Island

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A group of islands about 19 km west of Cape Daly in Mac.Robertson Land. Discovered on about 13 February 1931 by BANZARE (1929-31) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after Mr W.S. Robinson of Melbourne, a patron of the expedition.

Named For

Mr W.S. Robinson

Location

Latitude:
67° 26' 54.0" S
- 67.44833°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 26' 20.0" E
63.43889°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©Matthew Low 2005
Catalogue id
IA8318
Caption
Unmapped island in the Robinson Group with grounded iceberg in background.
Photographer
Low Matthew (Matt)

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Nov-1955

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