This page presents the geographical name data for Petrel 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): Petrel Lake
Feature Class (see definition): Lake
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 11685
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 13' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 58' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.9666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A lake lying W of Hydrographers Cove on Fildes Peninsula, King George Island. The lake was included in Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SovAE) surveys from Bellingshausen Station from 1968 and was called "Ozero Al'batros" by L.S. Govorukha and I.M. Simonov, 1973; later called "Ozero Burevestnik" (petrel lake) in a report by I.M. Simonov, 1975. The Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) has approved the translated form of the latter name as recommended by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1979.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data