Goland Samuel Moiseevich
(02.06.1924–1968)


Arctic hydrograph, honorary polar explorer.
Born in Gomel, in a working class family. By the beginning of the war he graduated from the nine classes of the Gomel school, in June 1941 he moved to Makhachkala, where he entered the military factory as a turner.
In 1942, Golanda was drafted into the army. He fought the war in the infantry, demobilized in 1947, returned to Gomel, and the following year entered the hydrographic faculty of the Higher Arctic Naval School.
His arctic activity began in 1954, when, after graduating from college, he began working on a hydrographic expedition of the Arkhangelsk hydro base with a degree in engineering hydrograph. On an old trophy steamer, Goland commanded a hydrographic detachment.
Later he worked on the famous veteran of the band "G. Sedov”, and on the newest hydrographic icebreaker “Pyotr Pakhtusov”, participated in the hydrographic study of Severnaya Zemlya, ZPI and other regions of the Arctic, in a short time went from an ordinary engineer to the head of a department of a hydrographic enterprise. On the initiative and with the participation of Goland, the processing of hydrographic materials began to use computer technology, which greatly facilitated the mapping process.
He died in Leningrad.
Cape on the island of Plosky in Minin's skerries in the Kara Sea. The name was approved by the decision of the Dikson regional executive committee of March 20, 1972.

 

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