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

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18689

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2004

Description (see definition): This lake is located on The Flatiron, at Granite Harbor, and is a site of active research being undertaken at the University of Waikato. It has been named in honor of Dr. M. Ann Chapman, one of the first women scientists to visit the Ross Sea Region, and the first woman to lead a scientific expedition in the Antarctic. Dr. Chapman led a team of scientists from the University of Waikato working on Antarctic limnology from 1970 to 1971. Dr. Chapman was a founding member of the University of Waikato Antarctic Research Programme and of the New Zealand Limnological Society.

Date Created (see definition): 07/14/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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