Bligh’s Islands

Fiji Islands

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  • Bligh Island Marine Provincial Park — is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.The park encompasses several islands in Nootka Sound, including Bligh Island, the Villaverde Islands, and the Pantoja Islands. [http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/bligh is/bligh… …   Wikipedia

  • Bligh —   [blaɪ], William, britischer Seeoffizier, * Tyntan im County Cornwall (nach anderen Angaben Plymouth) 9. 9. 1754, ✝ London 7. 12. 1817; nahm an der zweiten Expedition von J. Cook (1772 75) teil und war auf dessen dritter Reise (1776 79/80)… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bligh — William Bligh Le contre amiral William Bligh en 1814. William Bligh (9 septembre 1754 7 décembre 1817) est un officier britannique de la Royal Navy et un administrateur colonial. Il est surtout connu pour la mutinerie qu il subit alors qu il… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bligh, William — born Sept. 9, 1754, county of Cornwall, Eng. died Dec. 7, 1817, London English admiral. He went to sea at the age of seven and joined the Royal Navy in 1770. After serving as the sailing master on Capt. James Cook s final voyage (1776–80), he was …   Universalium

  • Bligh Water — The Bligh Water, named after Captain William Bligh, is a shallow marine area (approximately 9500 km² in extent) in western Fiji, east of the Yasawa Islands. Parts of the seafloor of the area are covered with coral growths.External links*… …   Wikipedia

  • Banks Islands — ▪ islands, Vanuatu       volcanic group in northern Vanuatu, southwestern Pacific Ocean. The group includes the islands of Vanua Lava, Santa Maria (Gaua), Mota, and Mota Lava, as well as numerous islets. The Portuguese navigator Pedro Fernández… …   Universalium

  • Bounty Islands — ▪ islands, New Zealand       outlying island group of New Zealand, in the South Pacific Ocean, 415 mi (668 km) east of South Island. Comprising 13 granite islets with a total land area of 320 ac (130 ha), they are inhospitable and without human… …   Universalium

  • William Bligh — Infobox Person name = William Bligh image size = 240px caption = 1814 portrait birth name = birth date = birth date|1754|09|09|df=y birth place = St Tudy, Cornwall, United Kingdom death date = death date and age|1817|12|7|1754|09|09|df=y death… …   Wikipedia

  • William Bligh — (* wahrscheinlich am 9. September 1754 in Plymouth; † 7. Dezember 1817 in London) war britischer Seeoffizier und Gouverneur von New South Wales in Australien. Bekannt wurde er durch die Meuterei auf dem unter seinem Befehl stehenden Schiff Bounty …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Bligh — Le Contre Amiral William Bligh en 1814 Naissance 9 septembre 1754 Saint Tudy Décès …   Wikipédia en Français

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