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A digital elevation model (DEM) and orthophoto of the Whitney Point area of the Windmill Islands, Antarctica
Entry ID: whitney_dem

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Abstract: This dataset includes a 10 metre resolution digital elevation model (DEM) of the Whitney Point area of the Windmill Islands, Antarctica and an orthophoto created using the DEM.

The data are stored in the UTM zone 49 map projection.
The horizontal datum is WGS84.

The data were created by Robert Anders, Centre for Spatial Information Science, University of Tasmania, Australia to support the postgraduate research of Phillipa Bricher into the nesting sites of Adelie Penguins.

See a related URL below for a map showing Whitney Point.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.25   S: -66.26   E: 110.54   W: 110.52

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Anders, R. and Smith, D.T.
Dataset Title: A digital elevation model (DEM) and orthophoto of the Whitney Point area of the Windmill Islands, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2007-05-04
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-01-01
Stop Date: 2007-05-01
Quality Digital Photogrammetric Software, Virtuozo v3.6, was used in the production of the DEM and orthophoto.

The DEM was derived using photogrammetry techniques from aerial photography flown on 5/03/03.

The photography used was from the Australian Antarctic Data Centre's aerial photography collection: Film ANTC1216 Run 15 - ... View entire text
Access Constraints The DEM is publicly available for download from the provided URL.

To obtain a copy of the orthophoto (1.4 Mb) log a request with the Australian Antarctic Data Centre.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: Server
Distribution Size: 7 kb
Distribution Format: Targzipped ArcInfo interchange file

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 1.4 Mb
Distribution Format: Geotif
Phone: +61 3 6226 2105
Email: r.anders at
Contact Address:
Private Bag 76
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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