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

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6140

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Lake 0.5 mi long lying N of Neumayer Glacier in South Georgia. Charted and named "White City" by the Br expedition under Shackleton, 1921-22, but this name is considered unsuitable and has never been used locally. Gulbrandsen Lake was named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1957 for Gunnar Gulbrandsen, pattern-maker at the Compania Argentina de Pesca station at Grytviken, 1927-30, carpenter at Stromness, 1945-46, and variously carpenter, dockforeman, dockmaster, and junior officer at the South Georgia Whaling Co. station, Leith Harbor, for several years beginning in 1946.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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