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

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18744

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 15' 48" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 48' 30" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2633333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.8083333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005

Description (see definition): An ice-covered lake, 1.3 mi long, lying W of Mount Swinford and Ringer Glacier in Ringer Valley, Saint Johns Range, Victoria Land. The lake receives melt from short glaciers on the headwall of Ringer Valley and from slopes in the Mount Swinford area. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Deneb Karentz, U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) marine biologist with 17 field seasons in Antarctica, 1986-2005, including research at Palmer Station and McMurdo Station and on several cruises in Bellingshausen Sea and Ross Sea; from 1992, instructor in the advanced biology course taught at McMurdo Station.

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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