Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) Images

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Abstract: Culminating more than four years of processing data, NASA and the National
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) have completed Earth's most extensive
global topographic map. The mission is a collaboration among NASA, NGA, and the
German and Italian space agencies. For 11 days in February 2000, the space
shuttle Endeavour conducted the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) using
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Caption:  Andes Mountains, Argentina
Description:  SRTM Perspective of Colored Height and Shaded Relief: Laguna
Mellquina, Andes
Mountains, Argentina

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: -54.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
Dataset Title: Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Products
Dataset Release Date: 2000-02-11
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-02-11
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 30m
Longitude Resolution: 30m
Vertical Resolution: 16m
Quality All accuracies are quoted at the 90% level, consistent with National
Accuracy Standards
Access Constraints NONE
Use Constraints There is no guarantee of warranty concerning the accuracy of these data. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use these data for critical applications without a full awareness of their limitations. Acknowledgement of the originating agencies would be appreciated in products derived from these data. Any user who modifies the data set is obligated to describe the types of modifications they perform. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent the data set, nor to imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Please refer to for the USGS disclaimer.
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Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: ELECTRONIC
Distribution Format: JPEG, TIFF, PICT
Fees: NONE
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-02-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-06-03
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