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)
Gaston de Gerlache, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Gaston de Gerlache (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
The southernmost massif (2,400 m) in the Queen Fabiola Mountains. Discovered on Oct. 7, 1960 by the BelgAE, 1960, under Guido Derom. Named by Derom for Gaston de Gerlache de Gomery, son of Adrien de Gerlache de Gomery (leader of the Belgica expedition, 1897-99). Gaston de Gerlache de Gomery led the BelgAE, 1957-58, which landed on Princess Ragnhild Coast and built the Roi Baudouin Station to carry out the scientific program of the IGY.
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