Name details

Clark Peninsula

Clark Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Clark Peninsula  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2109

Feature type: Peninsula

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A rocky outcrop connected to the continental ice of the Budd Coast. The region was photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47), ANARE (1956) and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956). Wilkes station was established on the peninsula by the United States of America in 1957. Named by USACAN after Captain J E Clark, USN, Captain of USS Currituck, flagship of the western task group of USN Operation Highjump, Task Force 68 (1946-47).  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 15' 14.4" S
- 66.25400°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 33' 47.9" E
110.56331°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
51 m
Accurate to 5m

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1998
Catalogue id
3424A4
Photographer
Dixon, Grant

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Windmill Islands 1:50000 GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Wind50k - Windmill Islands 1:50000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
4-Jul-1961

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