Fosa Creek

Fosa Creek (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fosa Creek  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 17263
Name ID: 134235

Feature type: Watercourse (10)

Origin

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

Narrative

A creek carrying meltwater from Tower Glacier and Baranowski Glacier to Staszek Cove. This is a new geomorphological form that had formed as a result of glacier's thawing during the past twenty years. Highest point 200 m a.s.l.; lowest point 0 m a.s.l. Polish name: Potok Fosa.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 12' 30.0" S
- 62.20833°
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Longitude:
58° 26' 40.0" W
- 58.44444°
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Altitude:
30 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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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

Biodiversity
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