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Ice thickness measurements of the Erebus Ice Tongue by radio echo sounder
Entry ID: K162_1985_1986_NZ_2

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Abstract: The Erebus Ice Tongue breaks off near its mid point in single regular calving events at about 30 year intervals. A number of studies have been made on the growth rate, mass balance, ice physics and regimes in general. More recent studies include surface mass balance, measurement of strain and some ice thickness measurements by radio-echo sounder. This event visited the ice tongue to a) check ice ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.7   S: -77.7   E: 166.67   W: 166.67

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-01-18
Stop Date: 1985-01-30
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ECHO SOUNDERS Ancillary Description
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Delisle, G. Chinn, T. Karlén, W. Winters, P. 1989 Radio echo sounding of Erebus Glacier Tongue, Antarctica. New Zealand Antarctic record 9(1): 15-30
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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