Name details

Sillard Islands

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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United States Gazetteer Id 131607

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Group of small ice-covered islands lying close to Cape Mascart, the NE extremity of Adelaide Island. Discovered by the FrAE, 1908-10, under Charcot, and named for Director Sillard of the French Montevideo Co., Montevideo, Uruguay, whose company made repairs on Charcot's ship, the Pourquoi-Pas?.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 37' 00.0" S
- 66.61667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 35' 00.0" W
- 67.58333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
1-Jan-1963

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