Fitzpatrick Rock

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Fitzpatrick Rock
Fitzpatrick Rock is located in Antarctica
Fitzpatrick Rock
Fitzpatrick Rock
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°16′S 110°30′E / 66.267°S 110.500°E / -66.267; 110.500Coordinates: 66°16′S 110°30′E / 66.267°S 110.500°E / -66.267; 110.500
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Fitzpatrick Rock is a low ice-capped rock lying 1 kilometre (12 nmi) 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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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Fitzpatrick Rock" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).