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Robert Island

Robert Island
Location of Robert Island
Location Antarctica
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Area 132 km2 (51 sq mi)
Length 11 mi (18 km)
Width 8 mi (13 km)
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Robert Island or Mitchells Island or Polotsk Island or Roberts Island is an island 11 miles (18 km) long and 8 miles (13 km) wide, situated between Nelson Island (South Shetland Islands) and Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands. Robert Island is located at . Surface area 132 km2 (51 sq mi).[1] The name "Robert Island" dates back to around 1821 and is now established in international usage.

See also


  1. ^ L.L. Ivanov. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2010. ISBN 978-954-92032-9-5 (First edition 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4)

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