Radok Lake

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

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

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Place ID: 11822
Name ID: 1231

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A meltwater lake about 9 km long and marked by a slender glacier tongue feeding into it. The lake is at the eastern extremity of the Aramis Range in the Prince Charles Mountains about 6 km west of Beaver Lake. Plotted from ANARE air photographs taken during 1956. Named after Dr Uwe Radok, lecturer in meteorology at the University of Melbourne, who has greatly assisted ANARE''s glaciological programme.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 51' 35.0" S
- 70.85972°
Accurate to 100m
Longitude:
67° 59' 47.0" E
67.99639°
Accurate to 100m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©Adrian Corvino 2004
Catalogue id
IA16516
Caption
Photo taken from the plateau above northern end Radok Lake looking in a southerly direction towards Mount Meredith about 35 kilometres away. Pagodroma Gorge is behind the point protruding into Radok Lake on the left side of the photo.
Photographer
Corvino, Adrian

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica (LIMA)
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E132_CIR_432_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:25000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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