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Glacier Photograph Collection, Version 1 (G00472)
Data set:
G00472
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Overview

The Glacier Photograph Collection is a database of digital photographs of glaciers from around the world, some dating back to the mid-19th century, that provide an historical reference for glacier extent. As of August 2021, the database contains over 25,000 photographs. Further information can be found on the Glacier Photo Collection Product Web Site.
Data Contributor(s):
National Snow and Ice Data Center (comp.).
Parameter(s):
GLACIERS
Platform(s):
AIRCRAFT, GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS, ISS
Sensor(s):
CAMERA, CAMERAS
Data Format(s):
TIFF, JPEG
Temporal Coverage:
1 January 1857 to 26 September 2020
Temporal Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Coverage:
N:
81
S:
-43
E:
180
W:
-180

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