Salient rock

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Salient rock
Waters Nelson Strait
Archipelago South Shetland Islands
Geographical location 62 ° 21 ′  S , 59 ° 21 ′  W Coordinates: 62 ° 21 ′  S , 59 ° 21 ′  W
Salient Rock (South Shetland Islands)
Salient rock

The Salient Rock (English, Spanish Roca Saliente , in each case translated “protruding rock”) is a cliff rock in the archipelago of the South Shetland Islands . It is the outermost of a series of rocks that surround the northeastern end of Robert Island and extend into Nelson Strait .

Your Spanish name was first recorded on a Chilean map from 1951. The UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee translated this designation into English in 1964.

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