Robert Island

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Robert Island

South Shetland Islands
(British Antarctic Territory)


Location of Robert Island

Location: 62°24’-0"S, 59°30’0"W
Area: 51 square miles

Robert Island or Mitchells Island or Polotsk Island or Roberts Island is an island 112 miles long and 8 miles wide, lying between Nelson Island and Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands, all within the British Antarctic Territory.

The surface area of Robert Island is 51 square miles.[1] The name "Robert Island" dates back to at least 1821 and is now established in international usage.

Outside links

  • Gazetteer and Map of The British Antarctic Territory: Robert Island


  1. L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. Scale 1:120000 topographic map. Troyan: Manfred Wörner Foundation, 2009. ISBN 978-954-92032-6-4
The South Shetland Islands, British Antarctic Territory

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