Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Gould Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Gould Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bay
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
at N end of Berkner Island indenting Filchner Ice Front, whose movement and calving controls the shape of the bay, was seen from the air by RARE, 12 December 1947, and named Larry Gould Bay after Dr Lawrence McKinley Gould (b. 1896), Second-in-command, Chief Scientist and geologist, First Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1928-30; President, Carleton College, Northfield, Minn. (1945-62); Chairman, Committee on Polar Research, US National Academy of Sciences, from 1958; Professor of Geology, University of Arizona, Tucson, from 1962; President of SCAR, 1962-70 (AGS map, 1948; Ronne, 1948b, map p.356). Gould Bay (Ronne, 1949, end map; USBGN, 1949, p.22; USHO chart 6640, 1955; BA chart 3176, 15.i.1971; APC, 1974, p.4). Bahía Gould (Argentina. IGM atlas, 1953, lám. 68). Bahía Austral [=south bay] (Argentina. MM chart 121, 1954; Pierrou, 1970, p.177). Zaliv Guld (Baranov and others, 1954, map p.283). Bahía de Gould (Capurro, 1955, p.8). Gould-Bucht (Capurro, 1955, p.141). Gould Bay and Bahía Austral referring to parts of this feature (AGS map, 1956). The bay was incorrectly given as the site of a British station to be opened in the IGY (Lliboutry, 1956, p.441). Gould Baai (Knapp, 1958, p.574). The extent of the bay was delineated from USLANDSAT imagery of 1973 and 1978 (BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981).
No images of this place could be found.