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Citation:
Brunk, K (2012): Airborn photos from Neuschwabenland, Deutsche Antarktische Expedition 1938/39. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.784679,
Supplement to: Brunk, Karsten (1986): Kartographische Arbeiten und deutsche Namengebung in Neuschwabenland, Antarktis - Bisherige Arbeiten, Rekonstruktion der Flugwege der Deutschen Antarktischen Expedition 1938/39 und Neubearbeitung des deutschen Namengutes in Neuschwabenland. Deutsche Geodätische Kommission bei der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Reihe E: Geschichte und Entwicklung der Geodäsie; Verlag des Instituts für Angewandte Geodäsie, Frankfurt am Main, 24/Teil I, 42 pp, hdl:10013/epic.39579.d001
Abstract:
This paper first provides an overview of the cartographic work performed so far on Neuschwabenland (New Schwabenland) and the German and foreign names assigned there (see annexes 1 and 2). This is followed by comments on the revision of the air photography routes of the German Antarctic Expedition of 1938/39 (see annexes 3-7) which had become possible through the discovery of more than 600 oblique airphotos made by this expedition. (100 of which cover western and central Neuschwabenland. They are published for the first time as an addendum to this paper.)
With the oblique airphotos on hand, and the reconstruction of the flight paths, the conditions were given for a better identification of the 96 features bearing German names and thus for a revision of the stock of German names in Neuschwabenland. The results of these efforts will be discussed in the last main section of this paper, and for 87 identified features the presently valid coordinates are given as determined in current maps. The orthography of these names follows the current rules for the spelling ofgeographic names. Complementary data are given on altitude, variant names, reason for the name given, as well as the date of discovery resp. naming in correspondence to the structure of the "Digital Name Data Base Antarctica" of the Institut für Angewandte Geodäsie (see extract from the name file in the appendix). Moreover, most features resp. areas bearing German names are illustrated by means of oblique airphotos from January 1939 in the photo addendum (pictures 1-100) and their location and extent are shown in several LANDSAT satellite images of Neuschwabenland (see annexes 8-17).
Related to:
Brunk, Karsten (1986): Kartographische Arbeiten und deutsche Namengebung in Neuschwabenland, Antarktis - Bisherige Arbeiten, Rekonstruktion der Flugwege der Deutschen Antarktischen Expedition 1938/39 und Neubearbeitung des deutschen Namengutes in Neuschwabenland. Deutsche Geodätische Kommission bei der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Reihe E: Geschichte und Entwicklung der Geodäsie; Verlag des Instituts für Angewandte Geodäsie, Frankfurt am Main, 24/Teil II, 14 maps, hdl:10013/epic.39579.d007 *
Other version:
Brunk, Karsten (1986): Kartographische Arbeiten und deutsche Namengebung in Neuschwabenland, Antarktis. Mitteilungen des Institus für Angewandt Geodäsie, Verlag des Instituts für Angewandt Geodäsie, Frankfurt am Main, 24(1+2), 1-264/31, hdl:10013/epic.39579 *
Coverage:
Median Latitude: -71.993520 * Median Longitude: 1.653929 * South-bound Latitude: -73.716670 * West-bound Longitude: -5.000000 * North-bound Latitude: -70.000000 * East-bound Longitude: 10.500000
Date/Time Start: 1939-01-20T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1939-03-30T00:00:00
Event(s):
NSL * * Latitude Start: -70.000000 * Longitude Start: -12.000000 * Latitude End: -75.000000 * Longitude End: 18.000000 * Campaign: DAE1938/39 (Deutsche Antarktische Expedition 1938/39) * * Basis: Schwabenland * * Device: Aerial photography *
Comment:
For maps and fotos of 24/Teil II with improved quality see the link at "Other version:".
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1LATITUDE *LatitudeGeocode
2LONGITUDE *LongitudeGeocode
3Number *NoBrunk, Karsten *
4Image number *ImageBrunk, Karsten *
5DATE/TIME *Date/TimeGeocode
6Description *DescriptionBrunk, Karsten *
7Direction *DirectionBrunk, Karsten *
8File name *File nameBrunk, Karsten *
9File size *File sizekByteBrunk, Karsten *
10Uniform resource locator/link to image *URL imageBrunk, Karsten *
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