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Fallières Coast

Fallières Coast (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fallières Coast  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108750

Feature type: Coast


This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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W coast of Graham Land from head of Bourgeois Fjord to Cape Jeremy, was in part roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, on 15 January 1909. The name Terre Fallières was applied to the coast between the S entrance of Bourgeois Fjord and the limit of FAE discoveries in c.69°00'S, after Clément Armand Fallières (1841-1931), President of France, 1906-13, who in March 1906 approved the appointment of the Commission Scientifique for FAE, 1903-05 (Charcot, 1910, map facing p.370; 1912, Pl.1). Fallières Küste (Nordenskjöld, 1911a, Karte 1). Fallières Land (Charcot, 1911b, map facing p.348). Terres Fallières (Bongrain, 1914, vue 36 following p.36). Fallières Coast (Shackleton, 1919, end map; BA, 1930, p.84; [head of Bourgeois Fjord to Cape Berteaux] USBGN, 1947, p.162; [as now defined] BA chart 3570, 5.i.1951; APC, 1955, p.9; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955; USBGN, 1956, p.124; DOS 610 sheet W 69 68, 1963). Fallières Kust (Shackleton, [1921], end map). Tierra de Fallières (Hoxmark, 1924). Fallières Kysten (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Resurvey of the whole coast by BGLE in 1936-37 led to its redefinition. Costa de Fallières (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Tierra Fallières (Sgrosso, 1948, p.182). The coast was further surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-49. Costa Fallières (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.358; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.121). Terra de Hearst, referring to S part (Hearst Island, q.v.) (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 9). Faillières [sic] Kust (Knapp, 1958, p.573). Faillières [sic] Coast (BA, 1961, p.172). Bereg Fal'yera (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Failiepes [sic] Coast (USAF chart GNC-24, 1976).

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68° 30' 00.0" S
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67° 00' 00.0" W
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