Bellingshausen Sea

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Map showing the location of Alexander Island.

The Bellingshausen Sea is an area along the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula, between Alexander Island and Thurston Island. It takes its name from Admiral Thaddeus Bellingshausen, who explored in the area in 1821.

Coordinates: 71°00′S 085°00′W / 71.000°S 85.000°W / -71.000; -85.000