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Medium resolution vector polygons of the Antarctic coastline

Version:
7.3
Released:
2020-11-04T13:44:23
Status:
Outdated (Updated every 6 months)
Collections:
Antarctic Digital Database
Topics:
Topographic mapping

Abstract

Coastline for Antarctica created from various mapping and remote sensing sources, provided as polygons with ‘land’, ‘ice shelf’, ‘ice tongue’ or ‘rumple’ attribute. This dataset has been generalised from the high resolution vector polygons. Covering all land and ice shelves south of 60°S. Suitable for topographic mapping and analysis. Data compiled, managed and distributed by the Mapping and Geographic Information Centre and the UK Polar Data Centre, British Antarctic Survey on behalf of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.

Keywords

ISO Topics

  • environment
  • geoscientificInformation
  • imageryBaseMapsEarthCover

INSPIRE themes

  • Land Cover
  • Land Use

GCMD Science Keywords

  • COASTLINE
  • TOPOGRAPHY
  • GROUNDING LINE