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A grid system used by the Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmania, for Macquarie Island, 1974 to June 2001
Entry ID: macquarie_taspaws_grid

Abstract: This metadata record describes a grid system for Macquarie Island formerly used by the Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmania.
The grid was first adopted by Irynej Skira in 1974 and was based on the 1:50000 scale map of the island published by Australia's Division of National Mapping in 1971. Data was continually recorded on this system up to June 2001 when the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.47   S: -54.8   E: 158.98   W: 158.73

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Copson, G. and Smith, D.T.
Dataset Title: A grid system used by the Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmania, for Macquarie Island, 1974 to June 2001
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2013-07-10
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-06-02
MAPS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints A map showing the grid system and a document about the grid system are available for download from this metadata record - see a provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the CCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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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: 16.7 MB
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6233 6728
Fax: +61 3 6233 3477
Email: geoffco at
Contact Address:
Department of Tourism, Arts and the Environment
Parks and Wildlife Service
134 Macquarie Street
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7000
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-07-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-08