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Id:
ZLL/0008
Name
Class
Lake
Description
A small, roughly circular meltwater lake about midway between Skua Lake and Island Lake on Cape Evans, Ross Island.
Distance from nearest road
3427.021km
Info Origin
Named by USARP biologists David T. Mason, Charles R. Goldman and Brian J.B. Wood, Jr., who studied the lake in the 1961-62 and 1962-63 seasons. The name derives from the striking mat of blue-green algal remains around the leeward edge of the lake.
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    Location
    NZTM2000: 1443395, 1373342
    Maidenhead
    RB32fi
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