Low Rock

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Low Rock
Location of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands
Low Rock is located in Antarctica
Low Rock
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°17′S 58°39′W / 62.283°S 58.650°W / -62.283; -58.650Coordinates: 62°17′S 58°39′W / 62.283°S 58.650°W / -62.283; -58.650
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Low Rock is a low rock surrounded by foul ground, lying 2 kilometres (1 nmi) southwest of Stranger Point, the southern extremity of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. An unnamed rock in essentially this position appears on a chart by David Ferguson, a Scottish geologist aboard the whaler Hanka, in these waters in 1913–14. Low Rock was more accurately charted by Discovery Investigations personnel on the Discovery II in 1935 and 1937.[1]


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