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International Ice Patrol Annual Count of Icebergs South of 48 Degrees North, 1900 to Present, Version 1

These data are a compilation by the International Ice Patrol (IIP) of the number of icebergs that drift south across the 48° N line of latitude within the western Atlantic Ocean. The number of icebergs is tracked monthly and annually starting from 1900 through present day.

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Initial release.

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Data Format(s):
  • CSV
Spatial Coverage:
N: 48, 
S: 27, 
E: -36, 
W: -60
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 October 1899 to 30 September 2021
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):International Ice Patrol.

Geographic Coverage

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International Ice Patrol. 2020. International Ice Patrol Annual Count of Icebergs South of 48 Degrees North, 1900 to Present, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. doi: [Date Accessed].

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