Fitzpatrick Rock

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Fitzpatrick Rock
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°16′S 110°30′E / 66.267°S 110.500°E / -66.267; 110.500
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Country
Demographics
Population 0
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Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Fitzpatrick Rock (66°16′S 110°30′E / 66.267°S 110.500°E / -66.267; 110.500) is a low ice-capped rock lying 12 mile (0.8 km) northwest of Kilby Island at the mouth of Newcomb Bay, in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. It was first charted in February 1957 by a party from the USS Glacier. The name was suggested by Lt. Robert C. Newcomb, USN, navigator of the Glacier, for Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class John Fitzpatrick, USN, member of the survey party.

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