Giffard Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Giffard Cove (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cove
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 end of Charlotte Bay, Danco Coast, S of Boxing Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point", 1957-59; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Henri Giffard (1825-82), French engineer who constructed and flew the first truly navigable balloon (dirigible airship) in 1852 (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Gifford [sic] Cove (USOO chart 6945, 1963).
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