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Gould Islands: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



NOTE: The information regarding Gould Islands in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Gould Islands should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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