Giard Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Giard Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
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:
SW entrance point of Perrier Bay, NW Anvers Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Pointe Giard after Prof. Alfred Giard (1846-1908), French zoologist and member of the Commission appointed by the Ministre de l'Instruction Publique to publish the scientific results of FAE (Charcot, 1906b, p.ii, 471; Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.3). Point Giard (USHO, 1943, p.128). Punta Giard (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.392; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.137). Cabo Giard (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). Giard Point, following air photography by FIDASE and ground survey by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour", 1956-57 (APC, 1959a, p.7; USOO chart 6944, 1963; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979).
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