Robert Island

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For the island in the South China Sea, see Robert Island (Paracel Islands).
Robert Island
 Location of Robert Island
Location of Robert Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°24′S 59°30′W / 62.400°S 59.500°W / -62.400; -59.500
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
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

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 62°24′S 59°30′W / 62.400°S 59.500°W / -62.400; -59.500. Surface area 132 km2 (51 sq mi).[1] The name "Robert Island" dates back to around 1821 and is now established in international usage.

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  1. ^ L.L. Ivanov. Antarctica: Livingston Island and Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands. 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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