Yves-Marie from Kerguélen is a famous sailor who gave his name to the Kerguélen Islands,
archipelago located on the borders of the Indian ocean and the polar Antarctic sea. This archipelago also called :
Desolation Archipelago is extremely wild with a relatively difficult access.
A meteorological observatory from TAF (Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises : "Austral and Antarctic
French lands") is the unique human settlement of the archipelago.
The place-names from Kerguélen reflect the origins of its discoverers: there are an Audierne Bay, a gulf from
Morbihan and a peninsula of Amiral Ronarc'h...
A boulevard of Quimper, along the Odet quay, is so named .