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Rock glaciers, Western Andes, Chile
Entry ID: GGD282

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Abstract: The research area is located along a transect from 18 deg S to 29 deg S in the Chilean Altiplano, the western part of the high intramontane plateau in the Central Andes. This region is located in an extremely arid zone between the tropical and westerly circulation belt. The so-called 'Andean Dry Diagonal' crosses the research area from NW to SE. Over 120 rock glaciers have been mapped from ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -18.0   S: -29.0   E: -67.0   W: -72.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kammer, K
Dataset Title: Rock glaciers, Western Andes, Chile
Dataset Series Name: GGD282
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/GGD282
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Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/

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Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Email: jenny at giub.unibe.ch
Email: imhof at giub.unibe.ch
Contact Address:
University of Bern
Institute of Geography, Paleoecology Group
Hallerstrasse 12
City: Bern
Postal Code: CH-3012
Country: Switzerland
Jenny B., Kammer K. 1996: Jungquartre Vergletscherungen. Geographica Bernensia, in Ammann et al. 1996: Climate Change in den trockenen Anden. G46 Ammann C, 1996: Aktuelle Niederschlagsmuster. Geographica Bernensia 1996: Climate Change in den trockenen Anden. G46 Kammer K., Ammann C.: Rock glaciers in the Western Andes between 18-29S and climatic implications (in prep.)
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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