Seckel, Hansjörg; Stober, Manfred (1968): Abb. 3 Change of altitude in the EGIG-West-East-profile. PANGAEA, doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.756659,hdl:10013/epic.29319.d001Supplement to: Seckel, H; Stober, M (1968): Höhenänderung des grönländischen Inlandeises 1959 - 1968. Polarforschung, 38(1/2), 215-221,
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The members of the two International Glaciological Greenland Expeditions (EGIG) in 1959 and 1968 determined the altitudes in the West-East-profile by levelling. The comparison of these two measurements gives evidence of the change of altitudes and of the surface-waves. The ways of measurement and of analysis are described here. The graphic representation of the result is discussed here in connexion with the possible causes.
Median Latitude: 70.513100 * Median Longitude: -41.443200 * South-bound Latitude: 69.727400 * West-bound Longitude: -48.297300 * North-bound Latitude: 71.298800 * East-bound Longitude: -34.589100
Minimum Elevation: 1612.0 m * Maximum Elevation: 2980.0 m
EGIG * Latitude Start: 69.727400 * Longitude Start: -48.297300 * Latitude End: 71.298800 * Longitude End: -34.589100 * Elevation Start: 1612.0 m * Elevation End: 2980.0 m * Campaign: EGIG (Expédition Glaciologique Internationale au Groenlande) * Basis: Sampling/drilling ice * Device: Ice survey (ICESUR) * Comment: start/end of EGIG traverse
Caution! Values are not truly measured!
Data were digitized from printed Abb. 3 (top) by using the software GraphClick (http://www.arizona-software.ch). Precision of values was set to 100 m for distance and centimeter for snow thickness.
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