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Glacier Inventory of West Greenland
Entry ID: G01375

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Summary
Abstract: The inventory includes 5,297 Glaciers from west Greenland between 59 to 71 degrees latitude north and 43 to 53 degrees longitude west. The glacier data basin division is based on a simplified version of the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) system. Data are based on 1:250000 maps, Landsat imagery, and aerial photos that were taken between 1948 and 1985.
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Quality Note that if the glacier terminated in the sea, the glacier terminus was not measured and the Minimum glacier elevation field was left blank in the data file.
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G01375
glaciers
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Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Size: 32 KB
Distribution_Format: ASCII Text (.txt)
Personnel
ANKER WEIDICK
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Geological Survey of Greenland
Province or State: COPENHAGEN
Country: DENMARK
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Publications/References
Weidick, A., Boeggild, C. E., and Knudsen, N. T. 1992: Glacier inventory and atlas of west Greenland. Rapport Groenlands Geologiske Undersoegelse, 158.
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