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The development of the Antarctic ice shelves during the period 1770-1950 based on expedition maps
Entry ID: shelf_ice_1770-1950

Abstract: Since about 1773 when the British captain James Cook first crossed
the Antarctic Circle a vast amount of scientific data on conditions
around Antarctica have been collected. Many of these data originate
from the hundreds of Antarctic expeditions of exploration and commerce
that have taken place. The data exist largely in the form of maps,
charts and logbooks, a large ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -67.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1770-01-01
Stop Date: 1950-01-01
MAPS Ancillary Description
DIGITIZER Ancillary Description
Access Constraints Contact Nanka Karstkarel or Frits Steenhuisen
Use Constraints Contact Nanka Karstkarel or Frits Steenhuisen
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Data Center
Arctic Centre, University of Groningen, The Netherlands Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +31 (0) 50 363 6056
Email: f.steenhuisen at
Contact Address:
Aweg 30
City: Groningen
Province or State: Groningen
Postal Code: 9718 CW
Country: The Netherlands
Phone: +31 50 3636056
Fax: +31 50 3634900
Email: n.karstkarel at
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 716
9700 AS Groningen
Country: The Netherlands
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04