This page presents the geographical name data for Clarke Bay 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): Clarke Bay
Feature Class (see definition): Bay
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 19264
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 23' 57" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 53' 36" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.3991667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8933333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 10/20/2009
Description (see definition): A bay south of Cape Fiske, on the eastern side of Smith Peninsula, Lassiter Coast, Palmer Land, The bay is approximately 6 miles wide, bordered on its western side by a glacier and usually occupied by semi-permanent fast ice. Found to support a colony of emperor penguins (Aptenodytes fostori) in 2008. Named by UK-APC after Professor Andrew C. Clarke, Honorary Professor, University of St. Andrews and University of Anglia; Senior Research Ecologist, British Antarctic Survey, 2000-09; Head of Marine Life Sciences Division (BAS), 1988-99.
Date Created (see definition): 01/07/2010
Date Edited (see definition): No data