Nancy Rock

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Location of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Nancy Rock (62°13′S 59°6′W / 62.217°S 59.100°W / -62.217; -59.100Coordinates: 62°13′S 59°6′W / 62.217°S 59.100°W / -62.217; -59.100) is a rock lying 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) west of Flat Top Peninsula, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961 after the American sealing vessel Nancy (Captain Benjamin Upton) from Salem, MA, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-22.

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