Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/22827
Status has preferred alternative Flandres Bay (Bay) Synonym
Names
Language Name Name source
EnglishFlandres BayFederaal wetenschapsbeleid (2008). Four maps representing Belgian toponyms in Antarctica. [S.n.]: [s.l.]. (look up in IMIS)   
FrenchBaie des FlandresFederaal wetenschapsbeleid (2008). Four maps representing Belgian toponyms in Antarctica. [S.n.]: [s.l.]. (look up in IMIS)   
DutchBaai van VlaanderenFederaal wetenschapsbeleid (2008). Four maps representing Belgian toponyms in Antarctica. [S.n.]: [s.l.]. (look up in IMIS)   
PlaceType Bay 
Latitude 65° 2' 0" S (-65.03333333°)  
Longitude 63° 15' 0" W (-63.25°)  
Source Federaal wetenschapsbeleid (2008). Four maps representing Belgian toponyms in Antarctica. [S.n.]: [s.l.]. (look up in IMIS)
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]   
Has preferred alternative  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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