Robertsoninsel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Robertsoninsel (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
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:
The ice-covered island, 25 km by 10 km large, is the largest one of Robbeninsekn, 55 km SE located of 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.
William Robertson († 1897), co-owner of the Hamburg company Woltereck & Robertson and sponsor of the expedition.
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