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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Feature type: Peninsula
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:
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).