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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18583

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
098° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -98.6833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A broad glacier flowing into the head of Peale Inlet on the N side of Thurston Island. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Aviation Radarman James Haskin Robbins of the Eastern Group of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, aircrewman in the PBM Mariner seaplane that crashed on adjacent Noville Peninsula, Dec. 30, 1946. His energy and initiative contributed to the well-being of six survivors who were rescued Jan 12, 1947 (Ball Peninsula, Mount Howell, q.v.).

Date Created (see definition): 01/23/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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