This page presents the geographical name data for Gould Islands in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Gould Islands
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 19253
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 35' 47" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 58' 53" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5963889
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.9813889
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 10/20/2009
Description (see definition): A cluster of three islands, each less than a mile long, lying about 34 miles northwest of Mount Bayonne, Alexander Island, in the southwest part of Marguerite Bay. Nautical charts have indicated the possibility of rocks or small islands in the vicinity. The three islands were sighted and positioned from the Research Vessel Lawrence M. Gould (Captain Joseph Abshire) during the 2009 cruise. Named by ACAN (2009) after the vessel which has worked in the U.S. Antarctic Program since its commission in 1997.
Date Created (see definition): 01/07/2010
Date Edited (see definition): No data