Extremadura Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Extremadura Cove (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cove (3)
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
(extremadura = back of beyond) cove, N of head of Telefon Bay, Deception Island, approx. 700m x 400m, formerly a deep, freshwater lake formed during volcanic eruptions in 1967. The lake was separated from Telefon Bay by a narrow bar, c. 50m long, 2m wide and 2m above sea level, the bar was found to have been breeched when visited by Spanish scientists in December 2006. The cove forms part of Antarctic Specially Protected Area 140, Deception Island, Subsite F, Telefon Bay . Named so by Spanish representation in Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting Paper CEP 7(e), "Opening of Lago Escondido at Deception Island" 2007. (APC 2009).
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