Data Set ID:
ANTARCTIC_DEM

High Resolution Lidar Digital Elevation Models and Low Resolution Shaded Relief Maps of Antarctica from USGS, Version 1

Lidar high-resolution elevation digital elevation model data and low-resolution
shaded relief maps of Antarctica are available for download from the U.S.
Antarctic Resource Center. These are interim data and will be replaced by the
final data files when they are complete. The data cover portions of the McMurdo
Dry Valleys, Royal Society and Convoy Ranges, White Island, Ross Island of
Antarctica.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -62.83, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage: Not specified
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
Parameter(s):
  • Topography > Terrain Elevation
  • Topography > Topographical Relief
Platform(s) DEM, MODELS
Sensor(s): LIDAR
Data Format(s):
  • TIFF
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): U.S. Geological Survey

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

U.S. Geological Survey 2012. High Resolution Lidar Digital Elevation Models and Low Resolution Shaded Relief Maps of Antarctica from USGS, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Washington, District of Columbia USA. USGS: U.S. Geological Survey. [Date Accessed].