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Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves

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Grid overlays are Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) files that software such as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator can easily read. You can paste any of the MODIS or AVHRR images in our archive under the overlays using the information below.

Abbot Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 300
AVHRR dpi: 150
Width: 8.33"
Height: 4.33"
Columns: 2500
Rows: 1300
Abbot Grid Overlay (EPS file, 734 KB)

Amery Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 300
AVHRR dpi: 150
Width: 6.11"
Height: 5.83"
Columns: 1832
Rows: 1748
Amery Grid Overlay (EPS file, 701 KB)

Fimbul Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 300
AVHRR dpi: 93.75
Width: 14.02"
Height: 4.64"
Columns: 4205
Rows: 1392
Fimbul Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.12 MB)

Getz East Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 200
AVHRR dpi: 100
Width: 10.0"
Height: 7.0"
Columns: 2000
Rows: 1400
Getz A Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.11 MB)

Getz West Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 200
AVHRR dpi: 100
Width: 10"
Height: 7.5"
Columns: 2000
Rows: 1500
Getz West Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.17 MB)

Larsen B Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 200
AVHRR dpi: 100
Width: 6.58"
Height: 6.92"
Columns: 1316
Rows: 1384
Larsen B Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.16 MB)

Larsen C Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 200
AVHRR dpi: 100
Width: 6.5"
Height: 9.0"
Columns: 1300
Rows: 1800
Larsen C Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.14 MB)

Mertz Glacier
MODIS dpi: 300
Width: 15"
Height: 7.5"
Columns: 4500
Rows: 2250
Mertz Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.61 MB)

Pine Island Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 200
AVHRR dpi: 100
Width: 10"
Height: 8"
Columns: 2000
Rows: 1600
Pine Island Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.25 MB)

Porpoise Bay
MODIS dpi: 250
Width: 8.33"
Height: 4.33"
Columns: 3200
Rows: 3200
Porpoise Bay Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.7 MB)

Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 300
AVHRR dpi: 93.75
Width: 7.62"
Height: 10.85"
Columns: 2285
Rows: 3254
Riiser-Larsen Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.3 MB)

Eastern Ronne Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 300
AVHRR dpi: 75
Width: 7.25"
Height: 7.45"
Columns: 2176
Rows: 2236
Eastern Ronne Grid Overlay (EPS file, 929 KB)

Western Ronne Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 300
AVHRR dpi: 75
Width: 9.87"
Height: 9.76"
Columns: 2960
Rows: 2928
Western Ronne Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.51 MB)

Eastern Ross Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 300
AVHRR dpi: 93.75
Width: 8.01"
Height: 6.03"
Columns: 2403
Rows: 1808
Eastern Ross Grid Overlay (EPS file, 870 KB)

Western Ross Ice Shelf - AVHRR
AVHRR dpi: 103
Width: 6.0
Height: 5.34
Columns: 617
Rows: 549
Western Ross Grid Overlay AVHRR (EPS file, 783 KB)

Western Ross Ice Shelf - MODIS prior to 1 February 2005
MODIS dpi: 200
Width: 9.1"
Height: 6.9"
Columns: 1820
Rows: 1380
Western Ross Grid Overlay Before February 2005 MODIS (EPS file, 1.0 MB)

Western Ross Ice Shelf - MODIS after 1 February 2005
MODIS dpi: 200
Width: 9.1"
Height: 6.24"
Columns: 2700
Rows: 1850
Western Ross Grid Overlay Post February 2005 MODIS (EPS file, 1.1 MB)

Sabrina Coast
MODIS dpi: 250
Width: 8.33"
Height: 4.33"
Columns: 2400
Rows: 3600
Sabrina Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.6 MB)

Shackleton Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 200
AVHRR dpi: Cannot use AVHRR image with this overlay
Width: 8"
Height: 8.5"
Columns: 1600
Rows: 1700
Shackleton Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.13 MB)

West Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 200
AVHRR dpi: Cannot use AVHRR image with this overlay
Width: 7.0"
Height: 6.5"
Columns: 1400
Rows: 1300
West Ice Shelf Grid Overlay (EPS file, 806 KB)

Wilkins Ice Shelf
MODIS dpi: 300
AVHRR dpi: 150
Width: 6.19"
Height: 8.88"
Columns: 1856
Rows: 2664
Wilkins Ice Shelf Grid Overlay (EPS file, 1.15 MB)