Lake Vostok

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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Place ID: 17258
Name ID: 134229

Feature type: Water body (11)

Origin

This name originates from Russia. It is part of the Russia Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

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.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 23' 30.0" S
- 77.39167°
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Longitude:
104° 45' 00.0" E
104.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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Related information

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