Grace Rock

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Not to be confused with Grace Rocks.
Location of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Grace Rock (62°21′32.3″S 58°59′22.5″W / 62.358972°S 58.989583°W / -62.358972; -58.989583Coordinates: 62°21′32.3″S 58°59′22.5″W / 62.358972°S 58.989583°W / -62.358972; -58.989583)[1] is a rock in Bransfield Strait, Antarctica lying 0.93 nautical miles (1.72 km) off the southeast coast of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1961 after the British sealing vessel Grace (Captain H. Rowe) from Plymouth, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1821–22.[2]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Grace Rock" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).