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Medium resolution vector polygons of the Antarctic coastline - VERSION 7.2
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/01393

Summary

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 60S. Version 7.2 was published in May 2020. Suitable for topographic mapping and analysis. Data compiled, managed and distributed by the Mapping and Geographic Information Centre and UK Polar Data Centre, British Antarctic Survey on behalf of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.

Keywords:
Antarctic Digital Database, Antarctica, Coastline, Land cover, Land use, Topographic mapping

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