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Smith Lake: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Smith 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): Smith Lake

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14078

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
101° 17' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 101.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Lake, 1 mi long, in the Bunger Hills, occupying the E half of the peninsula between Booth and Countess Peninsulas. First mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. The name "Smith Ridge" was given to the peninsula in 1956 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) but was later dropped. The lake has instead been named for Kenneth R. Smith, air crewman on the U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp seaplane commanded by D.E. Bunger which landed in the area and obtained air and ground photos in February 1947.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Smith 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 Smith Lake should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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