Ajmonecat Lake (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ajmonecat Lake (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: None recorded.
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Small lake, c. 255 m in diameter, formed by volcanic activity 1967-69, 0.25 km NE of Stancomb Cove, Deception Island. Named after Commander Giovanni Ajmone Cat, (1934 - 2007), Commander, Italian merchant navy. He led expeditions to Antarctica (1969-71 and 1973-74) aboard his 34 ton felucca, San Giuseppe II, which he had designed himself and had built near Naples, Italy. Subsequently awarded the Italian Gold Medal of Military Valour, Medaglia d"oro al Valore Militare, 1972. Cmdr. Ajmone Cat sailed into Stancomb Cove in 1969, after the volcanic eruption. (APC 2009).
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