Bellingshausen

Bellingshausen may refer to:

  • Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen (1778–1852), explorer and officer in the Russian navy, after whom are named:
    • Bellingshausen Plate, a tectonic plate
    • Bellingshausen Sea, off the Antarctic Peninsula of Antarctica
    • Bellingshausen Plain, an undersea plain of the Bellingshausen Sea
    • Mount Bellingshausen, Antarctica
    • Bellingshausen Island in the South Sandwich Islands
    • Motu One (Society Islands), an atoll also known as Bellingshausen
    • Bellingshausen Point, South Georgia
    • Bellingshausen Station, a Russian base on King George Island, Antarctica
    • 3659 Bellingshausen, an asteroid
  • Baron Eligius Franz Joseph von Münch-Bellinghausen (1806–1871), Austrian dramatist

Other articles related to "bellingshausen":

Bellingshausen Plate
... The Bellingshausen Plate was an ancient tectonic plate that fused onto the Antarctic Plate ... It is named after Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, the Russian discoverer of Antarctica ...
Bellingshausen Station
... Bellingshausen Station is a Russian (formerly Soviet) Antarctic station at Collins Harbour, on King George Island of the South Shetland Islands ... Russian polar residents have nicknamed the Bellingshausen Station "kurort" (Russian курорт), which is a German loan word meaning "resort" ...
Fabian Gottlieb Von Bellingshausen - First Russian Antarctic Expedition
... an expedition to the south polar region in 1819, the authorities selected Bellingshausen to lead it as an experienced captain and explorer, and a prominent ... Bellingshausen became the captain of Vostok, and Lazarev captained Mirny ... Bellingshausen's diary, his report to the Russian Naval Minister on 21 July 1821 and other documents, available in the Russian State Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic in Saint Petersburg ...
Bellingshausen Sea
... The Bellingshausen Sea is an area along the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula, west of Alexander Island, east of Cape Flying Fish on Thurston Island, and south of ... Bellingshausen Sea has an area of 487,000 km2 (188,000 sq mi) and reaches a maximum depth of 4,470 meters (14,670 ft) ... It takes its name from Admiral Thaddeus Bellingshausen, who explored in the area in 1821 ...
Fabian Gottlieb Von Bellingshausen
... Fabian Gottlieb Thaddeus von Bellingshausen (20 September 1778 – 25 January 1852 Russian Фаддей Фаддеевич Беллинсгаузен, Faddey Faddeyevich Bellinsgauzen) was an ... Bellingshausen started his service in the Baltic Fleet, and after distinguishing himself, he joined the First Russian circumnavigation in 1803-1806 ... As a prominent cartographer, Bellingshausen was appointed to command the circumnavigation of the globe in 1819-1821, intended to explore the Southern Ocean and to find land in the proximity of the ...