Name details

Purgatory Pond

Purgatory Pond (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Purgatory Pond  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139150

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

Small lake east of Penance Pass, approximately 2.5km southeast of Lake Buddha, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys.

Named For

Named by VUWAE 4 1960-61 (Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition). Follows a theme with other names in the vicinity. First named on 'Geological Map of the Koettliz-Blue Glacier Region' 1963.

Location

Latitude:
78° 04' 09.7" S
- 78.06937°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
163° 50' 12.0" E
163.83667°
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Altitude:
570 m
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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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