Ample Bay

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

in the sub-Antarctic is a tiny lying 0.6 nautical miles west of in the south part of the , South Georgia. is situated 2 km east of Ample Bay.

in the south part of the Bay of Isles, South Georgia is a small, tussock-covered lying 1.6 km south of and 10 km east of . is situated 3½ km east of Ample Bay.

Localities in the Area

is a broad coastal plain found with the on the north coast of South Georgia. is situated 3½ km southeast of Ample Bay.

Ample Bay

-54.05° or 54° 3' south
-37.3833° or 37° 23' west
1 metre (3 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Bahía Amplia
  • Ensenada Grande

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