Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Boeckella, Lake (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lake Boeckella (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Water body
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
E side of Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula, draining N into Eagle Cove, was discovered by SwAE and named Boeckella-See after a crustacean found in the lake, probably the species now classified as Pseudoboeckella poppei (Nordenskjöld, 1905a, map facing p.246); surveyed by FIDS in December 1945 and renamed Lake Boeckella (BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.6; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Lago Boeckella (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.311; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.49). Lake Boekella [sic](Fuchs, 1953, p.4).
No images of this place could be found.