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Glacier Inventory of West Greenland, Version 1
Entry ID: G01375_1

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.

Purpose: Scientific Research
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.0   S: 59.0   E: -43.0   W: -53.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Glacier Inventory of West Greenland, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Dataset DOI: 10.7265/N50Z715N
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1948-01-01
Stop Date: 1985-12-31
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City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1992-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16