Robertson Landing

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Robertson Landing
Geographical location
Robertson Landing (Antarctica)
Robertson Landing
Coordinates 66 ° 23 ′  S , 110 ° 26 ′  E Coordinates: 66 ° 23 ′  S , 110 ° 26 ′  E
location Ardery Island , Windmill Islands
Waters Vincennes Bay

The Robertson Landing is a headland on the north side Ardery Iceland in Archipelago of the Windmill Islands off the Budd Coast of the East Antarctic Wilke country . It is located near the western end of the island and serves as a pier .

The first landing in 1961 was made by the Australian polar explorer Phillip Law together with a team from the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions . It is named after the Australian entrepreneur Norman Napoleon Robertson (1909-1993), who financed the expansion of the headland as a jetty.

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