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Bathymetric Grid of Heard Island - Kerguelen Plateau Region (2005)
Entry ID: AADC_Heard_bathy_grid

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Abstract: This metadata record is a modified child record of an original parent record originating from custodians of data associated with Geoscience Australia (The identifier of the parent record is ANZCW0703009248, and can be found on the Australian Spatial Data Directory website - see the URL given below).

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A bathymetric grid of the Heard Island-Kerguelen Plateau Region (Longitudes ... View entire text
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Description: Download point for the bathymetric data (ArcInfo interchange file)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -48.0   S: -56.0   E: 80.0   W: 68.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Sexton, M., Smith, D.T. and Brolsma, H.
Dataset Title: Bathymetric Grid of Heard Island - Kerguelen Plateau Region (2005)
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2007-02-20
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-06-01
Stop Date: 2005-07-17

Start Date: 1956-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
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Quality Lineage:

The grid is derived from data in Geoscience Australia databases and recent sources which will eventually be entered into those databases. One swath dataset acquired in 2004 was used but covers only a small area in the south-east of the region. An acceptable quality coastline of the islands in the region was obtained via the NGDC web-site. Thirty-three surveys from ... View entire text
Access Constraints Data are stored in digital format - ers ER Mapper raster dataset ER Mapper Geographic WGS84.

Data are available in digital format - ArcGIS-grid ArcInfo grid Geographic WGS84.

Australian Antarctic Division staff are able to access these data, and a copy of the report, from the provided URLs. Other users should contact Geoscience Australia.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

When using these data, Geoscience Australia must be acknowledged. If the data were obtained from the Australian Antarctic Data Centre, that must also be acknowledged (Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data).
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Originating Center
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
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 4 MB
Fees: free

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 2 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Email: mike.sexton at
Contact Address:
Geoscience Australia
GPO Box 378
City: Canberra
Province or State: Australian Capital Territory
Postal Code: 2601
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-02-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05