Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Shield Lake (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Shield Lake (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Water body
This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
A lake, shaped like a shield in plan, just south of Ekho Lake on Broad Peninsula, Vestfold Hills. The lake was one of several lakes investigated by ANARE biologists wintering at Davis in 1974.
The lake is shaped like a shield in plan view.