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Mawson Escarpment Geology GIS Dataset
Entry ID: Mawson_Escarpment_Geo

Abstract: There are several ArcInfo coverages described by this metadata record - FRAME, GEOL, MAPGRID, SITES, STRLINE and STRUC (in that order). Each coverage is described below. The data is also provided as shapefiles and ArcInfo interchange files.
The data was used for the Mawson Escarpment Geology map published in 1998. This map is available from a URL provided in this metadata record.


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Related URL
Description: Mawson Escarpment Geology map
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.47   S: -73.71   E: 69.13   W: 67.98

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Thost, D.E. and Bain, J.
Dataset Title: Mawson Escarpment Geology GIS Dataset
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2019-03-05
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-04-10
Stop Date: 1998-06-30
MAPS Ancillary Description
Quality FRAME:

The coverage FRAME was generated from within the ARC/INFO environment. Used fishnet and generate box to define parameters for area to be covered, arcs densified by stipulating vertex (0.001), project cover ll_box frame_3 ll_wgs84_42UTM.prj Renamed to FRAME and attributed in ARCEDIT to conform with Geoscience Australia GEOSCIENCE DATA DICTIONARY ... View entire text
Access Constraints The dataset is available for download from a provided URL. Text files with additional information are included.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 5.7 MB
Distribution Format: Shapefiles
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6226 7541
Email: doug.thost at
Contact Address:
University of Tasmania
Antarctic CRC
City: Sandy Bay
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7005
Country: Australia
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-20