This page presents the geographical name data for Secret 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): Secret Lake
Feature Class (see definition): Lake
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 13519
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 50' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 21' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.35
Elevation (see definition): 100
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975
Description (see definition): A meltwater lake 2 mi W of Ares Cliff, in eastern Alexander Island. The lake is situated in a NW-facing cirque and is fed from an area of stagnant ice. It lies 100 m above the E edge of Mars Glacier and is visible only from the cirque or from the air. Mapped by Directorate of Overseas Surveys from satellite imagery supplied by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey. The name by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) refers to the secluded location of the lake.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data