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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5880

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A bay located at the junction of Filchner Ice Shelf with the northeast corner of Berkner Island, in southern Weddell Sea. Discovered by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under the leadership of Commander Finn Ronne, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), who named this bay for Laurence M. Gould, geologist, geographer and second in command of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1928-30.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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