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Clarke Bay: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



NOTE: The information regarding Clarke Bay in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Clarke Bay should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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