Garde Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Garde Islands (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
off SW coast of Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named after Vilhelm Garde (1859-1926), Danish oceanographer who in 1899 initiated the international scheme of sea-ice reporting in the Arctic and prepared the first nine annual ice reports issued by Dansk Meteorologisk Institut, Copenhagen (APC, 1959a, p.7; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961).
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