Germany Gazetteer Id 107064
Robbeninseln (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Robbeninseln (The name as it would appear on a map)
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This name originates from Germany.
It is part of the
Germany Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A group of about 15 islands (previously also named as nunataks) off the Nordenskjöld Coast, E side of Antarctic Peninsula, Weddell Sea. Discovered during the expedition 1893/94 (vessels 'Jason' and 'Hertha') under the Norwegian Captain Carl Anton Larsen, financed by the Hamburg Company Woltereck & Robertson.
Robben = seals.
65° 00' 00.0" S
60° 13' 00.0" W
No images of this place could be found.
Published by Petersen, J. (1895): Die Reisen des 'Jason' und der 'Hertha' in das Antarktische Meer 1893/94 ..., Mitteilungen der Geographischen Gesellschaft (publications of the geographical society) Hamburg, 245-298; - Correction of initially reported partly uncertain or raw positions by comparison with various more recent CGA entries - factually checked and approved by StAGN (German PCGN) on 1985-MAR-05; finally approved by German National Committee of SCAR.
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