Girard Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Girard Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bay
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 N entrance of Penola Strait, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE in February 1898; further charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Baie Girard after Jules Girard, of the French Société de Géo- graphie, Paris, and subsequently a member of the Comité de Patronage of FAE, 1908-10 (Charcot, 1906b, p.474; 1910, map p.267); recharted by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909. Girard Bay (Charcot, [1911b], p.180; BA, 1916, p.407; chart 3175, 1934; APC, 1955, p.10; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Bahía Girard (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.394; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.137). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Bahía Girad [sic] (Chile. IH chart 58, 1971).
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