This page presents the geographical name data for Robinson Heights 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): Robinson Heights
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12752
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 22' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 40' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.6666667
Elevation (see definition): 2170
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): The mainly ice-covered heights (2,170 m), elliptical in plan and 15 mi long, which rise S of Anare Pass and form the NW end of the Admiralty Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy photography, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Edwin S. Robinson, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geophysicist at McMurdo Sound in 1960. He participated in a number of geophysical traverses, including his leadership of the South Pole Station Traverse, 1962-63.
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