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Clarke Glacier: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Clarke Glacier 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 Glacier

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2827

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Glacier, 2 mi wide and 20 mi long, flowing W to Mikkelsen Bay along the N side of Sickle Mountain and Baudin Peaks, on the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. The glacier was traversed near its head by a U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) sledge party in January 1941. Its lower reaches were surveyed in 1948-49 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and the glacier was named by them for Louis C.G. Clarke, Dir. of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 1937-46, who greatly assisted the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Clarke Glacier 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 Glacier should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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