Sophie Rocks

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Sophie Rocks (64°39′S 62°33′W / 64.650°S 62.550°W / -64.650; -62.550Coordinates: 64°39′S 62°33′W / 64.650°S 62.550°W / -64.650; -62.550) is a small group of land rocks midway between Spigot Peak and Zeiss Needle, overlooking Selvick Cove to the west and Orne Harbour to the east, Arctowski Peninsula, Danco Coast, Antarctica. The name Sophie Rocks was originally used by Frederick Cook, a member of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, in 1898 to refer to this conspicuous group of rocks and presumably Spigot Peak and Zeiss Needle, as well.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cook, Frederick A (1900). Through the First Antarctic Night, 1898–1899. 

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