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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5140

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
051° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -51.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A round frozen pond, 100 m in diameter, lying in a morainal valley E of the N end of Forlidas Ridge, Dufek Massif. The only pond in the northern Pensacola Mountains, it is of much interest to biologists. The pond was discovered and briefly investigated in December 1957 by a US-IGY party from Ellsworth Station. The name is in association with Forlidas Ridge and was suggested by Arthur B. Ford of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) following geological work in the area, 1978-79.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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