Name details

Clarke Glacier

Clarke Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Clarke Glacier  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108215

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

flowing NW into Mikkelsen Bay, Fallières Coast, was roughly surveyed by BGLE in 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); traversed by USAS in January 1941 (Ronne, 1945, p.20); called in error Windy Valley (q.v.) (USHO, 1943, photograph facing p.162); following partial resurvey by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-49, named Clarke Glacier after Louis Colville Gray Clarke (1881-1960), Curator, Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge, 1922-37, and Director, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 1937-46, who greatly assisted BGLE and was a generous supporter of polar research (APC, 1955, p.7; USHO chart 6639, 1955; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 51' 00.0" S
- 68.85000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 38' 00.0" W
- 66.63333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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