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

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7676

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 37' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A lake which lies along the northern side of Taylor Glacier in Pearse Valley, Victoria Land. It is 0.5 mi long, 140 ft deep and is covered by 22 ft of very clear ice. The lake was studied by the New Zealand Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE) (1963-64) which named it after Ernest Joyce, a member of earlier British expeditions to the area led by Scott (1901-04) and Shackleton (1907-09).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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