Sophie Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sophie Rocks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Rock
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Small group of land rocks, midway between Spigot Peak and Zeiss Needles, overlooking Selvick Cove to the W, and Orne Harbour to the E, Arctowski Peninsula, Danco Coast, Graham Land. First seen and named by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition 1898, the name Roches Sophie was shown on Lecointe map 1899. However F.A. Cook M.D. member of the same expedition used the name Sophie Rocks, and it was decided to name this feature Sophie Rocks to retain the use of the name in this area. (APC, 1998).
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