Pond Seventy (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pond Seventy (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Water body
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Clear water, low salinity pond, approximately 168m², with dense orange and brown cyanobacterial mats across the base of the pond. Located on McMurdo Ice Shelf and south of Bratina Island.
70th pond counted in an initial survey of ponds in the area in 1989. One of a group of ponds subject to continuous monitoring since 1989. Name first applied as 'Pond P70' by Professor S.J. de Mora (University of Auckland) during events K081, K013 in 1987. Surveyed and named on plan L&S 37/165 (1991). Modified by NZ-ANC to Pond Seventy when approved in 2019.
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