Prydz Bay 1:500000 Bathymetric GIS Dataset
Entry ID: Prydz_bathy_500k

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Summary
Abstract: This GIS dataset includes soundings, bathymetric contours and bathymetric areas.
The spatial extent of the data ranges from the coast of Kemp Land to the western end of the West Ice Shelf.
The data have been formatted according to the SCAR Feature Catalogue (see Related URL).
Some of the data are displayed in the map 'Prydz Bay', a 1:1000000 bathymetric map published in September 1997, map number 7 in the SCAR Map Catalogue (see Related URL).
Does not conform to Australian Antarctic Spatial Model.
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Description: Download bathymetric contours and areas
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -65.0   S: -70.0   E: 82.0   W: 55.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1954-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-06-01
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality Soundings are collected from summer voyages and added to the dataset on a regular basis. The project is ongoing. The data are generalised to reflect a more accurate interpretation of the ocean floor. There are large areas for which there are no data. Data have been collected as depth soundings from Antarctic voyages and categorised as pre-1988 and then yearly from 1990/91. Voyages are listed by ... View entire text
Access Constraints The data are available for download at the provided URLs.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=Prydz_ba... when using these data.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 189 kb
Distribution Format: ArcInfo Interchange
Fees: free
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6232 3519
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-11
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