Name details

Ablation Lake

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 121544

Feature type: Water body (11)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A pro-glacial tidal lake in Ablation Valley, Alexander Island, with stratified saline and fresh water and depths exceeding 117 meters. The feature is dammed in the upper portion by ice that pushes into the lake from the adjacent George VI Ice Shelf. Named after the valley following BAS limnological research from 1973.

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Location

Latitude:
70° 49' 00.0" S
- 70.81667°
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Longitude:
68° 26' 00.0" W
- 68.43333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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