Name details

Lake Henderson

Henderson, Lake (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lake Henderson  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 134417

Feature type: Water body

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

It is the largest epiglacial lake in the Framnes Mountains of approximately 85.4 ha in area, has a measured depth of 115 metres, permanent year round ice cover and approximately 40 floating boulders resting on the lake ice surface.

Named For

The lake has been refered to as Lake Henderson for many years by expeditioners at Mawson station due to its location at the base of Mount Henderson.

Location

Latitude:
67° 41' 52.9" S
- 67.69803°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
63° 01' 45.4" E
63.02928°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
330 m
Accurate to 20m

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Framnes Mountains 1:25000 Topographic GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:2000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
1-May-2005

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