Oscar II Coast

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Location of Oscar II Coast on Antarctic Peninsula.

Oscar II Coast is that portion of the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula between Cape Fairweather and Cape Alexander. Discovered in 1893 by Captain C.A. Larsen, who named it for King Oscar II of Norway and Sweden.

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

Coordinates: 65°45′S 62°30′W / 65.750°S 62.500°W / -65.750; -62.500