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Rock glaciers, Disko Island, Greenland
Entry ID: GGD283

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Abstract: Disko Island (8600 km2) is situated west of central mainland Greenland. The island is part of the Tertiary volcanic province of West Greenland and is mainly made up by lavas. The landscape is a plateau basalt landscape with cirque carved lava plateaus and U-shaped valleys and fjords. Rock glaciers are frequent in Disko Island (Humlum, 1982). In southern Disko Island, about 60 km SSE of the two ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.5   S: 69.5   E: -52.0   W: -55.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Humlum, O
Dataset Title: Rock glaciers, Disko Island, Greenland
Dataset Series Name: GGD283
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/GGD283
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Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org/fgdc/

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Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Phone: +47 228 55 804
Email: Ole.Humlum at geo.uio.no
Contact Address:
University of Oslo,
Department of Geosciences
Postboks 1047 Blindern
City: Oslo
Postal Code: 0316
Country: Norway
Christiansen, H. H. 1995. Observations of Open System Pingos in a Marsh Environment, Mellemfjord, Disko, Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography, 95, 42-48. Hansen, B. U.; Humlum, O; Nielsen, N.; Rasch, M. and Funch, P. 1997: Meteorological Observations in 1996 at the Arctic Station, Qeqertarsuaq (Godhavn), Central West Greenland. Danish Journal of Geography, Vol.97, 152-153. Humlum, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-05-01

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