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Relict Lake: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Relict Lake in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Relict Lake

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12505

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Small lake lying SE of Pendulum Cove on Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1957 because when Lieutenant E.N. Kendall made his survey of Deception Island in January-March 1829, Pendulum Cove extended inland to this lake, which has since been cut off from the sea.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Relict Lake in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Relict Lake should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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