Morris Rock

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Morris Rock
Morris Rock is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Morris Rock
Morris Rock
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 62°22′07.3″S 59°47′47.6″W / 62.368694°S 59.796556°W / -62.368694; -59.796556Coordinates: 62°22′07.3″S 59°47′47.6″W / 62.368694°S 59.796556°W / -62.368694; -59.796556
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

Morris Rock is rising to 55 m (180 ft) in the northwest extremity of Aitcho group, English Strait in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The area was visited by early 19th century sealers.

The feature is named after Alfred Morris (b. 1890), draughtsman in the Admiralty Hydrographic Office in 1935.


The rock is located at 62°22′07.3″S 59°47′47.6″W / 62.368694°S 59.796556°W / -62.368694; -59.796556 which is 350 m (383 yd) northwest of Kilifarevo Island, 2.33 km (1.45 mi) north of Emeline Island, 2.55 km (1.58 mi) northeast of Holmes Rock, 2.53 km (1.57 mi) south by east of Table Island, and 3.71 km (2.31 mi) west by north of Fort William, Robert Island (British mapping in 1968, Chilean in 1971, Argentine in 1980, and Bulgarian in 2005 and 2009).

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