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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17736

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 04' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.0666667

Elevation (see definition): 1140

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A hill, 3 mi long, which is the E-most rock unit on the N side of the terminus of Blue Glacier, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. The feature rises to 1140 m in the W portion. Named after Rob Robbins, who in 1999 completed 20 consecutive years of deployment to Antarctica in various positions held for three U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) support contractors at McMurdo and Palmer Stations; wintered at McMurdo, 1981 and 1985; construction diver/divemaster, McMurdo and Palmer Stations, 1985-86, 1988-89, 1995-96 seasons; Scientific Diving Coordinator, McMurdo and Palmer Stations, 1996-99 seasons. Mr. Robbins made over 1,000 dives in Antarctica for U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) and supported science in many locations around McMurdo Sound.

Date Created (see definition): 05/19/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Robbins Hill 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 Robbins Hill should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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