Name details

Limnopolar Lake

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

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

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Spain Gazetteer Id 137604

Feature type: Water body (11)

Origin

This name originates from Spain. It is part of the Spain Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Lake at 875 m from Usnea Plug to the SW In Byers Peninsula, ì Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. The lake has approx ì 130 m diameter and is of a round shape, with a maximum depth in ì mid-summer of 5 m. The bathymetry is kettle shape, the flat ì bottom covered by aquatic mosses. The surface is at about 80 m ì above the sea level. Coordinates given from a GPS (7m accuracy). ì The name was given after the limnological researches carried out ì in this lake under the Spanish programme. Works in this lake have ì been intensive as a case study representative of the lakes in the ì South Shetlands. Numerous publications have already used ì Limnopolar Lake as an unofficial name for this feature.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 38' 00.0" S
- 62.63333°
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Longitude:
61° 05' 52.8" W
- 61.09800°
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Altitude:
0 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
26-Apr-2013

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