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High resolution vector polylines of the Antarctic coastline - VERSION 7.4
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/01489

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Abstract:
Coastline for Antarctica created from various mapping and remote sensing sources. Covering all land and ice shelves south of 60S. 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. Major changes in v7.4 include updates to coastline and ice shelves between Gipps Ice Rise and Ronne Ice Shelf, updated ice shelf fronts for Brunt, Stange and West ice shelves, Pine Island Glacier, and an updated coastline for Adelaide Island.

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

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