World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Victory Bank

Article Id: WHEBN0001954349
Reproduction Date:

Title: Victory Bank  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Chagos Archipelago, Atolls of the Chagos Archipelago, Cauvin Bank, Danger Island, Geography of the British Indian Ocean Territory
Collection: Chagos Archipelago
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Victory Bank

Victory Bank is located in Indian Ocean
Victory Bank
Victory Bank
Location of Victory Bank in the Indian Ocean

Victory Bank is a wholly submerged atoll structure in the Northern Chagos Archipelago at . It is located 17 km NNW of Nelson Island, the only island on the Northern rim of the Great Chagos Bank. Île Boddam, of the Salomon Islands lies 17 km to the North.

This submerged atoll is roughly elliptical in shape, with a size of 6 km East-West and 4 km North-South, and an area of about 19 km². It rises steeply from great depths. The lagoon is up to 33 metres deep, while the depth along much of the rim is only 5.5 metres.

External links

  • Indian Ocean Pilot (download PDF)

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.