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

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1144

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 68.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A lake of smooth ice, 7 mi long and 5 mi wide, enclosed on the S and E by Flagstone Bench and Jetty Peninsula. The lake is situated at the S end of an area of rough ice (a stagnant glacier), 17 mi ESE of Aramis Range, Prince Charles Mountains. Discovered by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) personnel in 1956. An Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) camp was established in the vicinity in September 1957 and the lake was used extensively as a landing area by Beaver aircraft.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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