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The structural glaciology and movement of the Victoria Upper Glacier, Victoria Valley, Antarctica
Entry ID: K064_1994_2005_NZ_5

Abstract: The structure and movement of the Victoria Upper Glacier, Victoria Valley, was investigated over several seasons. A network of 13 points on the glacier surface were marked with bamboo flags and the position recorded by GPS (over a three week period and re-measured the following season) to measure velocity and calculate surface strain. A tunnel at the terminus of the glacier was excavated over two ... View entire text
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  N: -77.25   S: -77.35   E: 161.7   W: 161.3

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Start Date: 2002-12-30
Stop Date: 2003-01-21
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04