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Aerial photography at Heard Island 1987/88
Entry ID: ASAC_1219_HIMI_Img87

Abstract: Aerial photographs of Heard Island taken by 1987/88 ANARE.

The information below was taken from the ANARE report prepared after the Heard Island visit.


Eric J. Woehler

Movie and aerial photography were undertaken during the 87/88 visit.


The aerial photography was limited to two days, concurrent with the resupply visit by MV Nella Dan ... View entire text
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Description: Download aerial photography flight lines and photo centres
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -53.1   S: -53.14   E: 73.87   W: 73.72

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Woehler, E.J.
Dataset Title: Aerial photography at Heard Island 1987/88
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 1999-10-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 2
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-10-18
Stop Date: 1987-10-19
Cameras Ancillary Description
Quality Problems were encountered with the motor drive of the camera. A 100m roll of 70mm film is approximately 350 exposures. After approximately 300 exposures had been taken on each roll, the motor wind was found to be unable to wind on the film. As a result, both rolls had to have the last 50 exposures worth of film hand wound off the camera. The cause of this problem was not determined but ... View entire text
Access Constraints Aerial photography flight lines and photo centres can be downloaded at the provided URL.

The aerial photos themselves are not available for loan, but can be accessed at the Australian Antarctic Data Centre.
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Fees: Free
Email: eric.woehler at
Contact Address:
Birds Tasmania
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-08-29