Weddell Lake

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

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

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Place ID: 15832
Name ID: 1180

Feature type: Water body

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A lake in the valley which extends south from Weddell Arm on Broad Peninsula, Vestfold Hills. The lake was one of several lakes investigated by ANARE biologists wintering at Davis in 1974.

Named For

So named because of its proximity to Weddell Arm.

Location

Latitude:
68° 33' 04.0" S
- 68.55111°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
78° 06' 14.0" E
78.10389°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
5 m
Accurate to 5m

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Vestfold Hills Topographic GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( vest_hills_gis - Vestfold Hills 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Metadata for coordinates and origin of topographic data.

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
27-Aug-1975

Related information

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