subglacial lake

Any lake that is permanently covered by ice.

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  • Subglacial lake — A subglacial lake is a lake under a glacier, typically an ice cap or ice sheet. There are many such lakes, with Lake Vostok in Antarctica being by far the largest at present times.The water below the ice remains liquid since geothermal heating… …   Wikipedia

  • Concordia Subglacial Lake — (74°6′S 125°9′E / 74.1°S 125.15°E / 74.1; 125.15) is a subglacial lake located beneath an ice sheet 4,000 to 4,100 metres (13,100 to 13,500 ft) thick. It has a surface …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Vostok — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Vostok image lake = caption lake = Location within Antarctica (NASA) image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = coords = coord|77|0|S|105|0|E|type:waterbody region:AQ|display=inline,title type = subglacial rift lake… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Ellsworth — infobox lake lake name = Lake Ellsworth location = West Antarctica basin countries = (Antarctica) type = subglacial inflow = outflow = area = volume = depth = max depth = >10 m (est.) elevation = residence time = shore = coords =… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake — For other uses, see Lake (disambiguation). Oeschinen Lake in the Swiss Alps A lake is a body of relatively still fresh or salt water of considerable size, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land. Lakes are inland and not part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Lewis — was a temporary lake in the Pacific Northwest region of North America, largely formed by the Missoula Floods in about the 14th millennium B.C.The restricted flow of waters [Flow was restricted by a hydraulic dam a restriction to the flow rate… …   Wikipedia

  • Subglacial volcano — A subglacial volcano is a volcanic form produced by subglacial eruptions or eruptions beneath the surface of a glacier or ice sheet which is then melted into a lake by the rising lava. Today they are most common in Iceland and Antarctica; older… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Bonney (Antarctica) — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Bonney image lake = Taylor Glacier (2474033).jpg caption lake = Taylor Glacier at the lake image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica coords =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sovetskaya (lake) — Infobox lake lake name = Sovetskaya Lake image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = coords = type = subglacial inflow = outflow = catchment = location = Antarctica basin countries = (Antarctica) length = width = area =… …   Wikipedia

  • Crater Lake National Park — IUCN Category II (National Park) …   Wikipedia

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