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Gaston de Gerlache, Mount: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Gaston de Gerlache, Mount 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): Gaston de Gerlache, Mount

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5511

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
035° 49' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 35.8166667

Elevation (see definition): 2400

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): The southernmost massif (2,400 m) in the Queen Fabiola Mountains. Discovered on Oct. 7, 1960 by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (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 Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1957-58, which landed on Princess Ragnhild Coast and built the Roi Baudouin Station to carry out the scientific program of the IGY.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Gaston de Gerlache, Mount 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 Gaston de Gerlache, Mount should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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