Norway Bight

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Norway Bight (60°37′S 45°49′W / 60.617°S 45.817°W / -60.617; -45.817Coordinates: 60°37′S 45°49′W / 60.617°S 45.817°W / -60.617; -45.817) is a bay 4 nautical miles (7 km) wide indenting the south coast of Coronation Island between Meier Point and Mansfield Point, in the South Orkney Islands. The name appears on a chart by Petter Sorlle, Norwegian whaling captain who made a running survey of the South Orkney Islands in 1912-13.

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