Cove Rock

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Location of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Cove Rock (61°54′S 57°48′W / 61.900°S 57.800°W / -61.900; -57.800Coordinates: 61°54′S 57°48′W / 61.900°S 57.800°W / -61.900; -57.800) is a low offshore rock 3 nautical miles (6 km) west of North Foreland, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. It was charted by Discovery Investigations in 1937 and called descriptively Cone Rock; the spelling Cove Rock, likely through error in transcription, appeared in a Hydrographic Office publication in 1942, and became established.[1]


  1. ^ "Cove Rock". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-11-29.

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