Freeden Bank

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Freeden Bank

Submerged bank

Freeden Bank
Freeden Bank (Antarctica)
Ocean Southern Ocean

Freeden Bank (76°20′S 28°50′W / 76.333°S 28.833°W / -76.333; -28.833) is a submarine bank named for Wilhelm von Freeden, the founder of the Norddeutsche Seewarte, the forerunner of the German Hydrographic Office. The name was proposed by Dr. Heinrich Hinze of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, and was approved by the Advisory Committee for Undersea Features in June 1997.[1]


 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Freeden Bank" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).