Kroner Lake (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kroner Lake (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Water body
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
N of Penfold Point, Whalers Bay (q.v.), Deception Island, from its shape was called Tokroningen [=the two-kroner piece] by the whalers in the period 1905-31 (Holtedahl, 1929, p.38); called Laguna Galvarino by CAE after the Auracanian chief Galvarino (b.c.1557) (Chile. IGM map, 1947); following survey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1948-49, called Lake Pennilea after Loch Pennilea, Scotland, to mark the services of a Scotsman with the Survey Unit (BA chart 3202, 23.ix.1949); renamed Kroner Lake (BA, 1952, p.11; chart 3202, 27.xi.1953; APC, 1955, p.13). Laguna Pennilea (Chile. DNH chart 501, 1953; IHA, 1974, p.224). Laguna Verde [=green lake], so called descriptively by AAE (Argentina. MM chart 100, 1953; Pierrou, 1970, p.712). Lac Pennilea or Lac Kroner (France. SHM, 1954, p.46). Lago Pennilea (Argentina. MM chart K, 1954). Lago Sulfuroso [=sulphurous lake], so called in reference to its chemical content, or Lago Verde (Frenguelli and Orlando, 1958, Fig. 3). Lago Kroner (Casertano, 1964, map p.34). During the volcanic eruption of February 1969 the lake was breached on its SE side to form a lagoon.
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