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Gould Glacier

Gould Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Gould Glacier  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109074

Feature type: Glacier


This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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flowing SE into Mill Inlet, Foyn Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-47, when with Erskine Glacier (q.v.) it was reported as filling a depression across Graham Land; photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and called Martin Glacier after O. Martin (Mount Martin, q.v.) (Ronne, 1949, photograph p.229, map p.230 and p.291); in association with the names of Antarctic historians grouped in this area, later named East Gould Glacier after Lieut. Cdr Rupert Thomas Gould, RN (1890-1948), British polar historian and cartographer; Naval Assistant in the Hydrographic Department, 1915-27, when he contributed to the first edition of the Antarctic Pilot (BA, 1930) (APC, 1955, p.11; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955). Shelby Glacier, as rejected name (Mount Shelby, q.v.) (USBGN, 1956, p.115). Glaciar East Gould (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). The glacier was resurveyed by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in 1957, when it was shown that the col between this glacier and Erskine Glacier is wide and indefinite, and that there is no close topographical alignment between the two glaciers. Glaciar East Goui [sic] (Argentina. IGM map 3762, 1958). Gould Glacier (APC, 1959a, p.7; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Lednik Gulda (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Valdivia, so called by CAE, 1947, after Subof. Juan Valdivia T., radio officer with the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 1503, 1963; IHA, 1974, p.289).

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66° 42' 00.0" S
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64° 45' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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