Hidden Lake (Antarctica)

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Hidden Lake
LocationJames Ross Island
Coordinates64°2′S 58°18′W / 64.033°S 58.300°W / -64.033; -58.300Coordinates: 64°2′S 58°18′W / 64.033°S 58.300°W / -64.033; -58.300
Max. length1.5 nautical miles (3 km)

Hidden Lake is a lake, 1.5 nautical miles (3 km) long, lying midway between Lagrelius Point and Cape Obelisk in the western part of James Ross Island. It drains by a small stream into the deep bay 4 nautical miles (7 km) south of Lagrelius Point. It was discovered in 1945 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, who so named it because it is obscured by surrounding highlands.[1]


  1. ^ "Hidden Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-06-16.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Hidden Lake" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).