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	            This data set provides grounding line and hydrostatic line locations for the 
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	            land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) laser altimetry, which were primarily 
	            collected between 1999 to 2003. The data set also includes elevations along 
	            each line, selected from six candidate digital elevation models. The data were 
	            developed as part of the Antarctic Surface Accumulation and Ice Discharge 
	            (ASAID) project. 

Data are available via FTP, provided in both ASCII text 
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