Asses Ears (South Shetland Islands)

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Asses Ears
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Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Asses Ears is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Asses Ears
Asses Ears
Location of Asses Ears (South Shetland Islands)
Asses Ears is located in Antarctica
Asses Ears
Asses Ears
Asses Ears (Antarctica)
Geography
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
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

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.

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Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.