Asses Ears (South Shetland Islands)

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Asses Ears
Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Asses Ears is located in Antarctica
Asses Ears
Asses Ears
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°19′S 59°45′W / 62.317°S 59.750°W / -62.317; -59.750Coordinates: 62°19′S 59°45′W / 62.317°S 59.750°W / -62.317; -59.750
Total islands 3
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

The Asses Ears are a set of three small islands off northwest Robert Island, forming the north part of Potmess Rocks in English Strait, South Shetland Islands. Presumably known to early sealers, the feature was charted and named descriptively by personnel on Discovery II in 1934–35.