Peake-Jones Rock

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Peake-Jones Rock
Peake-Jones Rock is located in Antarctica
Peake-Jones Rock
Peake-Jones Rock
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 67°38′S 62°48′E / 67.633°S 62.800°E / -67.633; 62.800Coordinates: 67°38′S 62°48′E / 67.633°S 62.800°E / -67.633; 62.800
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Peake-Jones Rock is a low, bean-shaped rock lying just off the coast and 3.7 kilometres (2 nmi) northeast of Ring Rock in Holme Bay, Mac. Robertson Land. The rock was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. It was named by Antarctic Names Committee of Australia (ANCA) for K. Peake-Jones, weather observer at Mawson Station in 1959.

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