Karlsen Rock

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Karlsen Rock (60°21′S 46°0′W / 60.350°S 46.000°W / -60.350; -46.000Coordinates: 60°21′S 46°0′W / 60.350°S 46.000°W / -60.350; -46.000) is a submerged rock lying 10 nautical miles (19 km) north-northwest of Penguin Point, the northwesternmost point of Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands. It was charted and named on a map by Petter Sørlle, a Norwegian whaler who made a running survey of the South Orkney Islands in 1912–13.[1]


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