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Surface Velocities of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, Version 1

This data set contains surface velocities of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, for the year 2003. Measurement period was approximately 12 months. There are approximately 250 locations in this data set. The data set includes a location name, the easting and northing coordinates (UTM), the elevation, the velocity magnitude, the east component of velocity, the north component of velocity, and the vertical component of velocity. Data are available in comma-delimited ASCII text format and are available via FTP.

Geographic Coverage

Data Set Tabs

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: -77.83333, S: -78, E: 163, W: 160

Spatial Resolution:
Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
  • 30 January 2002 to 30 January 2003
Temporal Resolution:
Not specified
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ablation Zones/Accumulation Zones
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Elevation/Ice Sheet Elevation
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Motion/Ice Sheet Motion
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glaciers
  • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
  • Snow/Ice > Ice Motion
  • Snow/Ice > Ice Velocity
  • Snow/Ice
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII Text (.txt)
Data Contributor(s): Kurt Cuffey, Andrew Bliss, Jeffrey Kavanaugh, Sarah Aciego

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.

Cuffey, K. M., A. Bliss, J. Kavanaugh, and S. Aciego. 2007. Surface Velocities of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, Version 1. [indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. [Date Accessed].

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