Norvegia Rock

Norvegia Rock (54°24′S 3°25′E / 54.4°S 3.417°E / -54.4; 3.417) is a submerged rock with less than 2 m of water over it, lying off the north coast of Bouvetøya, approximately 0.5 nautical miles (0.9 km) east-northeast of Cape Valdivia. The Norvegia, the ship of the Norwegian expedition under Captain Harald Horntvedt, struck a rock here on December 3, 1927. Named by the expedition after the Norvegia.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Norvegia Rock" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).


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