Name details

Lake Zvezda

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133999

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 large, irregular-shaped lake 0.5 mi SE of Lake Cowan in the E part of Vestfold Hills. The lake was photographed from the air by USN Operation HighJump (1946-47) and was mapped from air photos taken by the SovAE (1956) and ANARE (1957-58). Named Zvezda (star) by the Soviet expedition. Not to be confused with Braunsteffer Lake, which is 0.5 mi SW of Lake Cowan.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 32' 00.0" S
- 68.53333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
78° 27' 00.0" E
78.45000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©Richard 'Tubby' Seton 2009
Catalogue id
IA21929
Caption
Lake Zvezda, Vestfold Hills. Taken from helicopter at height of 800 feet. Looking Southwest.
Photographer
Seton, Richard

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-1974

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