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