Monica Rock

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Monica Rock
Waters English Strait
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Geographical location 62 ° 20 ′  S , 59 ° 44 ′  W Coordinates: 62 ° 20 ′  S , 59 ° 44 ′  W
Monica Rock (South Shetland Islands)
Monica Rock
Highest elevation m

The Monica Rock ( Spanish Roca Mónica ) is a cliff rock in the archipelago of the South Shetland Islands . It is 1.1 km west of Cornwall Island in the English Strait . At normal water level it appears as two rocks.

Participants of the 4th Chilean Antarctic Expedition (1949–1950) mapped and named him. It is named after the eldest daughter of Lieutenant Venturini, one of the officers on this expedition. The UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee translated this name into English in 1971.

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