Name details

Lake Polanskogo

Polanskogo, Lake (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lake Polanskogo  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1176

Feature type: Water body

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Lake Pol'anskogo is in the south-western corner of the Bunger Hills between them and the Apfel Glacier. The lake contains a number of small islands. The island was charted by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1956.

Named For

Named in honour of a member of the drift voyage of an icebound ice-breaker Sedov, radio-operator, Aleksandr Pol'anskij.

Location

Latitude:
66° 19' 06.2" S
- 66.31839°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
100° 30' 18.5" E
100.50514°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
14 m
Accurate to 10m

Images


©Dale Andersen 1992
Catalogue id
IA16570
Caption
Aerial photo of Lake Pol'anskogo, Bunger Hills. Note the tide cracks around the margins of the lake and the islands, indicating that the lake is tidal, and therefore an epishelf lake. To the south (bottom of frame) and west is the Apfel Glacier.
Photographer
Andersen, Dale

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica (LIMA)
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E164_CIR_432_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:10000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
7-Mar-1991

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