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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Feature type: Glacier
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:
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).
No images of this place could be found.