Millerand Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Millerand Island (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:
NW of Neny Fjord, Marguerite Bay, and separated from Debenham Islands and Fallières Coast by Powell Channel, was roughly charted as a cape by FAE, 1908-10, and called Cap Millerand after Etienne Alexandre Millerand (1859-1943), French statesman and President of the Republic, 1920-24 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1; Bongrain, 1914, vue 35 following p.60). Cape Millerand (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; Wilkins, 1929, map facing p.374). Kapp Millerand (HA chart, 1927). The feature was surveyed by BGLE in 1936 and shown to be an island. Millerand Island (BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940; APC, 1955, p.15; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955). Isla Millerand (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.522; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.201). The island was re-surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-50. The Argentine "Refugio Diecisiete de Agosto" (Pierrou, 1970, p.314) or "Refugio 17 de Agosto" (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter D) was established near the N shore of the island by personnel from "Base General San Martín", 17 August 1957, the anniversary of the death of Gen. J. de San Martín. Millerand Eiland (Knapp, 1958, p.580). Ostrov Mil'ran (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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