Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/22827
Status synonym of Flandres Bay (Bay) Synonym
Names
Language Name Name source
EnglishFlandres BayFour maps representing Belgian toponyms in Antarctica   
FrenchBaie des FlandresFour maps representing Belgian toponyms in Antarctica   
DutchBaai van VlaanderenFour maps representing Belgian toponyms in Antarctica   
PlaceType Bay 
Latitude 65° 2' 0" S (-65.03333333°)  
Longitude 63° 15' 0" W (-63.25°)  
Source Four maps representing Belgian toponyms in Antarctica
Notes Belgica information: Large bay lying between Capes Renard and Willems, along the west coast of Graham Land. Explored in 1898 by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Adrien de Gerlache, who named it for the support received from Flanders, the Northern part of Belgium.    
Relations 
Part of  Gerlache Strait (Strait)  [view hierarchy]   
Similar to  Flandres Bay (Bay)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2010-08-03 10:27:19 by Renders Daan
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