Gould Bay

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Gould Bay (78°0′S 45°0′W / 78.000°S 45.000°W / -78.000; -45.000Coordinates: 78°0′S 45°0′W / 78.000°S 45.000°W / -78.000; -45.000) is a bay located at the junction of the Filchner Ice Shelf with the northeast corner of Berkner Island, in the southern Weddell Sea. It was discovered by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, 1947–48, under the leadership of Commander Finn Ronne, U.S. Navy Reserve, who named this bay for Laurence M. Gould, geologist, geographer, and second in command of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1928–30.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Gould Bay" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).