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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Mount Robertson (NZL) 72° 34' 00.0" S 170° 12' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 114251 Place ID: 12231

An ice dome about 1600m high, capping Cape Wheatstone at the southern end of Hallett Peninsula. It provides superb panoramic views of the Admiralty and Victory Ranges and the Tucker Glacier. Named for Dr E I Robertson, geophysicist and Chariman of the New Zealand Committee of the IGY, and a prime mover in the organisation of the NZGSAE, 1957-58, who gave this feature its name.

Mount Robertson (RUS) 74° 42' 00.0" S 64° 25' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 120255 Place ID: 12230

Mount Robertson (GBR) 74° 40' 00.0" S 64° 11' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 110902 Place ID: 12230

one of the Latady Mountains, Orville Coast, rising to c. 1650m, was probably seen from the air from a distance by USAS, 30 December 1940 (USHO, 1943, p.277); seen from the air by RARE, 21 November 1947, in 74°43'S 64°08'W and named Mount James Robertson after James B. Robertson, RARE aviation mechanic (Ronne, 1948b, p.390); surveyed from the ground by FIDS RARE from "Stonington Island" in December 1947. Mount Robertson ([in 74°41'S 64°14'W] AGS map, 1948; Ronne, 1949, map p.249; BA chart 3175, 12.xi.1954; APC, 1955, p.18; DOS 601 sheet W 74 62, 1958; [co ordinates corrected] USGS sketch map Ellsworth Land Palmer Land, 1969; APC, 1977, p.28; BAS 500P sheet SS 17 20/SE, 1 DOS 1981). Monte Robertson (Argentina. MM chart N "P" 1, 1952; IHA, 1974, p.244). Gora Robertson (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The mountain was photographed from the air by USN, 1965 67, and mapped from air photographs by USGS.

Mount Robertson (USA) 74° 41' 00.0" S 64° 14' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 130850 Place ID: 12230

Mountain, 1,565 m, standing 20 mi NW of Mount Austin and the head of Gardner Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by the RARE, 1947-48, under Ronne, who named this feature for James B. Robertson, aviation mechanic with the expedition.

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