Low Rock

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Low Rock
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Location of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands
Low Rock is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Low Rock
Low Rock
Location of Low Rock
Low Rock is located in Antarctica
Low Rock
Low Rock
Low Rock (Antarctica)
Geography
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
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

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]

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