Sillard Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sillard Islands (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:
off Cape Mascart, Adelaide Island, were roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in c. 66°41'S 67°46'W and named IÎles Sillard after M. Sillard, Director, l'Enterprise Française du Port de Montevideo, which refitted the expedition ship Pourquoi Pas? in 1910 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Sillard Islands (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; DCS 9 sheet C, 1948; [co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). IÎle Sillard, referring to the largest island (Bongrain, 1914, vue 29 following p.60). Sillard Öyane (HA chart, 1927). Sillard Island, referring to the largest island (USHO, 1943, p.150). The islands were photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48. Sillard Islets, in 66°40'S 67°45'W (BA chart 3196, 21.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.19; DCS 601 sheet 66 66, 1955). Isla Sillard, referring to the largest island (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1949). Islotes Sillard (Argentina. MM chart 108, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.660; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.260). The islands were further photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Islotes Sillar [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.157).
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