Name details

Lake Brownworth

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 123002

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.

Narrative

A meltwater lake immediately W of Wright Lower Glacier at the E end of Wright Valley, Victoria Land. The lake was mapped by USGS from surveys and air photos obtained in 1956-60. Named by US-ACAN for Frederick S. Brownworth Jr., USGS topographic engineer who worked several seasons in Antarctica. In 1970-71 he supervised aerial photography of the dry valleys of Victoria Land, including this lake.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 26' 00.0" S
- 77.43333°
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Longitude:
162° 45' 00.0" E
162.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1972

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