Gould Bay

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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Place ID: 5536
Name ID: 109073

Feature type: Bay

Origin

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:

Narrative

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 00' 00.0" S
- 78.00000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
45° 00' 00.0" W
- 45.00000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

Related information

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