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Roberts Ice Piedmont: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Roberts Ice Piedmont 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): Roberts Ice Piedmont

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12720

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Large ice piedmont, 20 mi long in a N-S direction and 15 mi wide, lying to the N and NW of Mount Calais and occupying the NE corner of Alexander Island. First seen from a distance and roughly surveyed by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot. Photographed from the air by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) on Aug. 15, 1936, and roughly mapped from these photos. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1955 after Brian B. Roberts (1912-78), British ornithologist, polar specialist and leading figure in the development of Antarctic nomenclature; ornithologist, British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37; Secretary, United Kingdom Antarctic Place-names Committee, 1945-74.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Roberts Ice Piedmont 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 Roberts Ice Piedmont should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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