Grace Rock facts for kids
Location of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands
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Grace Rock is a rock in Bransfield Strait, Antarctica lying 1.72 kilometres (0.93 nmi) off the southeast coast of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1961 after the British sealing vessel Grace (Captain H. Rowe) from Plymouth, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1821–22.
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