Bouvet Island


Bouvet Island
noun
an island belonging to Norway in the South Atlantic near the Antarctic Circle
Instance Hypernyms: ↑island
Part Holonyms: ↑South Atlantic

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  • Bouvet Island — Introduction Bouvet Island Background: This uninhabited volcanic island is almost entirely covered by glaciers and is difficult to approach. It was discovered in 1739 by a French naval officer after whom the island was named. No claim was made… …   Universalium

  • Bouvet Island — …   Wikipedia

  • Bouvet Island — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Bouvet Island <p></p> Background: <p></p> This uninhabited, volcanic, Antarctic island is almost entirely covered by glaciers making it difficult to approach; it is… …   The World Factbook

  • Bouvet Island — Bouvetinsel Bouvetøya Basisdaten Land: Norwegen Verwaltung: Forschungsstation: keine, (meteorologische Station) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bouvet Island — noun A Norwegian uninhabited volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean, south southwest of the South African Cape of Good Hope …   Wiktionary

  • Bouvet Island — Norwegian island located south of the Cape of Good Hope in the Atlantic Ocean (South Africa) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bouvet Island —   Refer instead to Norway …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • List of mammals of Bouvet Island — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Bouvet Island. There are 7 mammal species in Bouvet Island, of which none are believed to be threatened. [This list is derived from the IUCN Red List which lists species of mammals and includes… …   Wikipedia

  • Christensen Glacier (Bouvet Island) — Christensen Glacier is a glacier which flows to the south coast of Bouvet Island (Bouvetøya), 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Cato Point. It was first charted in 1898 by a German expedition under Karl Chun, and recharted in December 1927 by a… …   Wikipedia

  • Bouvet — can have the following meanings:Places*Bouvet Island an uninhabited island in the South Atlantic.People*Jean Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier (1705 ndash;1786) French explorer, discovered Bouvet Island. *François Joseph Bouvet de Précourt (1753… …   Wikipedia


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