Bay of Isles

The Bay of Isles is a bay 9 miles wide and receding 3 miles, lying between and along the north coast of South Georgia. It was discovered in 1775 by a British expedition under James Cook and so named by him because numerous islands lie in the bay.

Notable Places in the Area

Islet
in the sub-Antarctic is a tiny lying 0.6 nautical miles west of in the south part of the Bay of Isles, South Georgia. is situated 3½ km southeast of Bay of Isles.

Islet
is an 2 miles southeast of , lying in the Bay of Isles, South Georgia. is situated 3½ km east of Bay of Isles.

Localities in the Area

Locality
is a broad coastal plain found with the Bay of Isles on the north coast of South Georgia. is situated 6 km southeast of Bay of Isles.

Bay of Isles

Latitude
-54.0283° or 54° 1' 42" south
Longitude
-37.3872° or 37° 23' 14" west
Open Location Code
39Q4XJC7+M4
Geo­Names ID
3426427

Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Bay of Isles (luuk sa South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)
  • Cebuano: Bay of Isles
  • Chinese: 島嶼灣
  • French: Baie des Îles
  • French: baie des Îles
  • German: Bay of Isles
  • Japanese: ベリングスハウゼン岬
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bay of Isles
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bay of lsles
  • Portuguese: Baía das Ilhas
  • Spanish: Bahia de las Islas
  • Spanish: Bahía de las Islas
  • Swedish: Bay of Isles (vik i Sydgeorgien och Sydsandwichöarna)
  • Swedish: Bay of Isles
  • Bucht der Inseln

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