Mawson Escarpment North Satellite Image Map 1:100000Entry ID: mawson_north_sat
Abstract: Satellite image map of the northern end of the Mawson Escarpment, Antarctica. This map was produced for the Australian Antarctic Division by AUSLIG (now Geoscience Australia) Commercial, in Australia, in 1995. The map is at a scale of 1:100000, and was produced from Landsat TM scenes (WRS 128-111, 127-112). It is projected on a Transverse Mercator projection, and shows glaciers/ice shelves and gives some historical text information. The map has both geographical and UTM co-ordinates.
Start Date: 1995-12-01Stop Date: 1995-12-31
Quality Please see URL link ('Project summary of Mawson Escarpment satellite image maps').
Data source: Landsat TM scenes (WRS 128-111, 127-112), acquired 18 March 1989 and 8 March 1988 respectively.
Projection and Grid: Transverse Mercator, grid zone 42.
... Co-ordinates: Geographical and UTM.
Horizontal datum: World Geodetic System 1984.
Magnetic Variation: 72 degrees west for May 1995, and moves westerly by about 0.1 degree each year.
Nomenclature: Names have been approved by the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia.
Access Constraints Contact the Australian Antarctic Data Centre.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=mawson_n... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: CD/DVD
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3528
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: mapping at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23