Lake Kitezh

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

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

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Place ID: 7587
Name ID: 109639

Feature type: Water body

Origin

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:

Narrative

NW of Ardley Cove, Fildes Peninsula (q.v.), King George Island, was named Ozero Kitezh (Govorukha and Simonov, 1973a, map p.10) or Lake Kitezh (Govorukha and Simonov, 1973b, map p.370; APC, 1980, p.4) by SAE from "Bellingshausen Station", after the ancient Russian city Kitezh of legendary fame; used as a reservoir for the station situated 500m to the SE. Lago Kitesch (Brazil. PenĂ­nsula Fildes map, 1984). Lake Kitezh (BA chart 1771, 8.vi.1990).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 11' 37.2" S
- 62.19367°
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Longitude:
58° 57' 55.4" W
- 58.96539°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Feb-1978

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