Location of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands
Location in Antarctica
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Lientur Rocks is a group of prominent adjacent rocks lying off the north coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica and extending 660 m (722 yd) in east-west direction and 320 m (350 yd) in north-south direction. The area was visited by early 19th-century sealers operating from nearby Clothier Harbour.
The feature was named by the 1949-50 Chilean Antarctic Expedition after the expedition patrol ship Lientur.
The rocks are centred at Newell Point, 710 m (776 yd) north-northeast of Tatul Island, 3.12 km (1.94 mi) southeast of Henfield Rock, 3.41 km (2.12 mi) southwest of Mellona Rocks and 3.74 km (2.32 mi) west-southwest of Liberty Rocks (British mapping in 1968, Chilean in 1971, Argentine in 1980, and Bulgarian in 2009).which is 1.26 km (0.78 mi) north-northwest of
- Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
- List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S
- Territorial claims in Antarctica
- 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
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