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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Gaston de Gerlache, Mont (BEL) 71° 47' 00.0" S 35° 45' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 104936 Place ID: 5154

Baptisé par Guido Derom en l'honneur de Gaston de Gerlache (fils d'Adrien de Gerlache) qui fut le promoteur et le chef de l'Expédition Antarctique Belge 1957-1958 ayant établi la Base Roi Baduin pour l'A.G.I..

Gaston de Gerlache, Mount (RUS) 71° 44' 00.0" S 35° 49' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 118129 Place ID: 5154

Gaston de Gerlache, Mount (USA) 71° 44' 00.0" S 35° 49' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 125558 Place ID: 5154

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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