Name details

Giard Point

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109016

Feature type: Point

Origin

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:

Narrative

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 26' 00.0" S
- 64.43333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 50' 00.0" W
- 63.83333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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