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Gould, Mount: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Gould, Mount 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): Gould, Mount

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5878

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
148° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -148.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 2385

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A prominent mountain, 2,385 m, surmounting the central part of the Tapley Mountains, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Discovered in December 1929 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Laurence Gould. Named by Byrd for president Laurence M. Gould of Carleton College, polar explorer who served as geologist and second in command of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30. From 1955-1970, Gould was a leader in the planning of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program, and has served as chairman of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Polar Research, and chairman of the international Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Gould, Mount 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 Gould, Mount should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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