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

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6146

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 31' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.5166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Lake, 0.15 mi in diameter, lying close to the SW shore of King Edward Cove, 0.5 mi S of the abandoned whaling station at Grytviken, South Georgia. First roughly surveyed and named "Mowensee" or "Moven See" (Gull Lake) by A. Szielasko, who visited South Georgia in 1906. The English form Gull Lake was used by Robert Cushman Murphy in 1947, in describing his visit to the lake in November 1912. This latter form, recommended by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1954, is approved.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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