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Holme Bay

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Holme Bay

Holme Bay is a bay in Antarctica in Mac. Robertson Land, 22 miles (35 km) wide, containing many islands, indenting the coast 5 miles (8 km) north of the Framnes Mountains. Holme Bay is largely snow-free and was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition in January-February 1937, and named Holmevika because of its island-studded character (holme means "islet" in Norwegian) .[1]


  • The Rouse and Bay Islands 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

The Rouse and Bay Islands

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Holme Bay

External links

  • Partial map of Holme Bay
  • Map of the area. The Rouse Islands are displayed, but not named PDF (298 KiB)
  • Another map. The Rouse Islands are displayed, but not named PDF (233 KiB)
  • Map of the greater area PDF (2.92 MiB)
  • Map displaying the area with Adélie Penguins colonies charted PDF (455 KiB)

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