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

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5853

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
57° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.6833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A lake, or perhaps lagoon, between Chimaera Flats and Kraken Cove in Candlemas Island, South Sandwich Islands. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in association with nearby Medusa Pool. Gorgon is a mythical creature of Homer's Illiad, linked in other mythology with Medusa.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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