Name details

Robbins Hill

Robbins Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Robbins Hill  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 130823

Feature type: Hill (2b)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

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 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 USAP and supported science in many locations around McMurdo Sound.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 48' 00.0" S
- 77.80000°
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Longitude:
164° 04' 00.0" E
164.06667°
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Altitude:
1140 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2000

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