Name details

Hidden Lake

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139147

Feature type: Water body

Origin

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

Narrative

A small lake at elevation, below Terminus Mountain in Porter Hills, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys.

Named For

Named by VUWAE 4 1960-61 (Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition), probably because it is hidden from view. First named on 'Geological Map of the Koettliz-Blue Glacier Region' 1963.

Location

Latitude:
78° 08' 41.3" S
- 78.14480°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
163° 33' 43.6" E
163.56211°
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Altitude:
680 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:50000
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Coordinates also compared against 0.5m Antarctic Imagery Mosaic, DigitalGlobe Inc 2018

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
24-May-2018

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