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Clerke Rocks

Clerke Rocks
The Clerke Rocks, can be seen on this North-down Cook's map
Archipelago South Georgia
United Kingdom
Population 0

The Clerke Rocks are a group of small rocky islands some 35 miles (56 km) southeast of Argentina as part of Tierra del Fuego Province.

The islands were discovered in 1775 by a British expedition under Captain James Cook, who named them for Charles Clerke, an officer on HMS Resolution, who first saw the rocks.

As on the Shag Rocks, cormorants make up a large part of the bird population.

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