This page presents the geographical name data for Gould Coast 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 Coast
Feature Class (see definition): Beach
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 5881
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 30' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
150° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.5
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -150
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): That portion of the coast along the E margin of the Ross Ice Shelf between the W side of Scott Glacier and the S end of Siple Coast (8330S, 15300W). Named by New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) in 1961 for Laurence M. Gould, a geologist who was second-in-command of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30. Gould led the Geological Party which in 1929 mapped 175 miles of this coast. While president of Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, he was appointed Chairman of the U.S. National Committee for the IGY and took a prominent part in planning the United States research program for Antarctica.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data