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Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves




Mertz Glacier

Mertz Glacier Locator Map

Location Map: MODIS image from 26 September 2001, 23:00

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Mertz Glacier MODIS Images: 

Projection Information
Projection: Polar Stereographic
Datum: WGS84
Standard Parallel: -71.0
Corner Coordinates:
    UL: 64.466132S 133.290723E
    LL: 69.311396S 130.411481E
    UR: 64.500422S 156.319020E
    LR: 69.354683S 159.109464E
Number of Rows (MODIS): 2250
Number of Columns (MODIS): 4500
Meters per Pixel (MODIS): 250