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Robertson, Cape: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Robertson, Cape in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Robertson, Cape

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12726

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
044° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -44.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Cape which marks the W side of the entrance to Jessie Bay, in the NW part of Laurie Island in the South Orkney Islands. It lies 1 mi E of Route Point at the N end of Mackenzie Peninsula. On the map of Laurie Island by the ScotNAE under Bruce, 1902-04, the name Cape Robertson appears in the position of Route Point, previously named by Captain George Powell and Captain Nathaniel Palmer in 1821. The name Route Point is retained for the NW end of Mackenzie Peninsula; Cape Robertson is the NE extremity. Named for Thomas Robertson, captain of the Scotia, expedition ship of the ScotNAE.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Robertson, Cape in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Robertson, Cape should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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