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)
Vostok, Lake (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lake Vostok (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Water body (11)
This name originates from Russia. It is part of the Russia Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Subglacial lake that lies under the South Pole Station Vostok. It is approximately 280 km long from North to South and over 50 km wide. Maximum depth 1200 m; depth in the area of of the Vostok Station, 680 m; depth in the northern part 200-4000 m. Located at 1160 km north of Mirny Station.
No images of this place could be found.