Algal Lake (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Algal Lake (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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A small, roughly circular meltwater lake about midway between Skua Lake and Island Lake on Cape Evans, Ross Island. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF13
Named by USARP biologists David T. Mason, Charles R. Goldman and Brian J.B. Wood, Jr., who studied the lake in the 1961-62 and 1962-63 seasons. The name derives from the striking mat of blue-green algal remains around the leeward edge of the lake.
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