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Garde Islands: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Garde Islands in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Garde Islands

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5476

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Small group of islands lying 5 mi WNW of Lively Point, off the SW side of Renaud Island in the Biscoe Islands. First accurately shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Vilhelm Garde (1859-1926), Danish oceanographer who in 1899 initiated the international scheme of sea ice reporting in the Arctic.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Garde Islands in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Garde Islands should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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