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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Caird Coast (RUS) 76° 00' 00.0" S 24° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 117351 Place ID: 2194

Caird Coast (GBR) 75° 25' 00.0" S 20° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 108052 Place ID: 2194

NW coast of Coats Land (q.v.) between c. 76 40'S 28 20'W and 74 00'S 20 00'W (at Lyddan Ice Rise), i.e., between Luitpold Coast (q.v.) and Kronprinsesse Martha Kyst, Dronning Maud Land. The part of the coast W of 23 00'W (Bruce Coast, q.v.) was discovered and charted by BITAE in January 1915, and the part between c. 76 40'S 28 20'W and c. 74 00'S 22 30'W was named after [Sir] James Caird (1864-1954), shipowner and jute manufacturer of Dundee, who subscribed towards the cost of the expedition (Shackleton, 1919, p.xii, 28, map facing p.368; [in the immediate vicinity of Stancomb-Wills Ice Stream] BA chart 3176, 1924; [as now defined] APC, 1955, p.6; BA chart 3170, 1.vii.1955; 3176, 30.xi.1956; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981). Caird Kust (Shackleton, [1921], end map). Caird-Küste (Brennecke, 1921). Caird(-)Land (Brennecke, 1921; [74 50'S 22 55'W to 76 10'S 26 00'W] AGS map, sheet 1, [1928]; [74 40'S 23 00'W to 76 10'S 27 00'] AGS map, [1929]; [erroneously given as original name] BA, 1948, p.223). Terre Caird, 74 40'S 24 00'W to 76 30'S 25 00'W (CSM chart C'I, 1925). Cairdkysten (Aagaard, 1930, p.874). Coats Coast, in c. 20 W (Hobbs, 1940, map p.714). Costa Caird (Cordovez Madariaga, 1945, p.38; [in part] Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 6; [75 30'S 26 40'W to 76 40'S 29 00'W] Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Cairdin Maa (Andersson, 1948, end map). Zemlya Kerda (Baranov and others, 1954, map p.283). Tierra de Caird (Capurro, 1955, p.7). The coast was further charted by TAE, 1955-57. Côte Caird (France. SHM chart 5879, 1956). Caird Kusten (Frödin, 1956, Front.). Costa Bruce, referring to N part (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 6). Terra di Caird, in part (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 12-13). Terra di Coats (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 12-13). Bereg Kerda (Soviet Union. UNGSVF chart 334, 1958). Cairdova Zeme (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Costa de Caird (Fuchs and Hillary, [1959b], p.55; Pierrou, 1970, p.231). Wybrzez e Caird (Fuchs and Hillary, 1959f, map p.37). Cairdovo PobrÄezÄí (Fuchs and Hillary, 1960b, map p.30). The coast was recharted from USLANDSAT and NOAA imagery, 1973-79. (Germany. IAG satellite image map sheet SS 25-27, 1990)

Caird Coast (USA) 76° 00' 00.0" S 24° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 123205 Place ID: 2194

That portion of the coast of Coats Land lying between the terminus of Stancomb-Wills Glacier, in 2000W, and the vicinity of the Hayes Glacier, in 2754W. Sir Ernest Shackleton sailed along the coast in the Endurance during January 1915, naming it for Sir James Caird, patron of the expedition.

Caird, costa (ARG) 76° 00' 00.0" S 24° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 100404 Place ID: 2194

Mast Point (AUS) 66° 22' 07.7" S 110° 26' 19.2" E Point
Name ID: 2194 Place ID: 9120

The westernmost point of Ardery Island, Windmill Islands. The island was delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named after C.W. Mast, a member of the Wilkes party in 1958.  Named after C.W. Mast, a member of the Wilkes party in 1958.  

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