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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Gerd Island (RUS) 60° 39' 00.0" S 45° 44' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 118161 Place ID: 5268

Gerd Island (GBR) 60° 40' 00.0" S 45° 45' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 109008 Place ID: 5268

rising 16m above sea level near E entrance of Norway Bight, Coronation Island, was roughly charted by Sørlle, 1912-13, and named Gerdholm after his daughter Gerd (Mrs Stranger), in association with Mariholm and Reid Island (q.v.) (Sørlle, chart, 1912; BA, 1916, p.414). Islote Gerdholm (Argentina. MM chart 31, 1930). The island was recharted by DI in 1933. Gerd Island (BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; APC, 1959a, p.7; DOS 510 South Orkney Islands, West Sheet, 1963). Islote Gerd (Argentina. MM, 1945, p.273). The island was visited by FIDS from Signy in September 1948. Gerd Islet (BA, 1948, p.139; APC, 1955, p.10). Isla Gerd (Moneta, 1951, end map [1]). The island was surveyed by FIDS from Signy, 1956-58. Islotes [sic] Gerd (Pierrou, 1970, p.392).

Gerd Island (USA) 60° 40' 00.0" S 45° 44' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 125631 Place ID: 5268

Island 1 mi WSW of Stene Point at the E side of the entrance to Norway Bight, off the S coast of Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands. Charted and named by Norwegian whaling captain Petter Sorlle, who made a running survey of the South Orkney Islands in 1912-13.

Gerd, islote (ARG) 60° 40' 00.0" S 45° 44' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 100998 Place ID: 5268

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