Name details

Lake Canopus

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 123276

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A small lake 65 m above the southern shore of Lake Vanda in Wright Valley, Victoria Land. Named by the Eighth VUWAE, 1963-64, after Canopus, pilot of Menelaus, the king of Sparta.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 33' 00.0" S
- 77.55000°
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Longitude:
161° 31' 00.0" E
161.51667°
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Altitude:
65 m
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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1976

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