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Rock glaciers, Western Andes, Chile, Version 1
Entry ID: GGD282_1

Abstract: The research area is located along a transect from 18 deg S to 29 deg S in the Chilean Altiplano, the western part of the high intramontane plateau in the Central Andes. This region is located in an extremely arid zone between the tropical and westerly circulation belt. The so-called 'Andean Dry Diagonal' crosses the research area from NW to SE.

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Purpose: Scientific Research
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -18.0   S: -29.0   E: -67.0   W: -72.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Rock glaciers, Western Andes, Chile, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
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City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16