Name details

Secret Lake

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131393

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 meltwater lake 2 mi W of Ares Cliff, in eastern Alexander Island. The lake is situated in a NW-facing cirque and is fed from an area of stagnant ice. It lies 100 m above the E edge of Mars Glacier and is visible only from the cirque or from the air. Mapped by Directorate of Overseas Surveys from satellite imagery supplied by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey. The name by UK-APC refers to the secluded location of the lake.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 50' 00.0" S
- 71.83333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 21' 00.0" W
- 68.35000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
100 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1975

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