Robbery Beaches

Robbery Beaches (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Robbery Beaches  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 12204
Name ID: 110892

Feature type: Beach

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

NE coast of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, between Richards Cove and the ice cliff S of Cutler Stack, Barclay Bay, were roughly charted by nineteenth-century sealers and called North Beach (cf. South Beaches) (Fildes, 1821c; Powell, chart, 1822a); later named Robbery Beach from the English robbery of sealskins collected by the American brig Charity (Charity Glacier, q.v.) in January 1821 (Stackpole, 1955, p.46) (Weddell, 1825a, map facing p.132). Diebstahl Küste [=robbery coast] (Weddell, 1827, third end map). The feature was recharted by DI, 1935-37, and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Robbery Beaches (APC, 1959a, p.10; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Penca Beaches, so called by CAE in association with Penca Hill (q.v.) (Valenzuela and Hervé, 1972, map Fig.1, p.84).

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Location

Latitude:
62° 36' 57.6" S
- 62.61600°
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Longitude:
61° 04' 58.8" W
- 61.08300°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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