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Historical Resource Exploitation in the Arctic and Antarctic
Entry ID: Historical_Resource_Exploitation_Avango_IPY10_NL

Abstract: LASHIPA is a historical-archaeological research project, started within the framework of the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-09 (see The objectives of the project are to explain the development of industry in the polar areas from the 17th century until today and the consequences of that development for the geo political situation and the natural environment ... View entire text

Purpose: The objective of the LASHIPA expeditions was closely connected to the overall objectives and research questions of the program and its sub-projects (mainly PhD & Post-doc projects). Therefore, the archaeological data from LASHIPA has served several purposes.
However, in general, the project members of LASHIPA has collected the data with the purpose of dealing with four of the main research ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 79.5   S: 76.7   E: 23.0   W: 10.0
  N: -54.0   S: -65.0   E: -36.0   W: -64.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dag Avango
Dataset Title: Historical Resource Exploitation
Dataset Release Place: The Netherlands
Dataset Publisher: RUG Arctic Centre, The Netherlands
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-08-01
Stop Date: 2011-12-31
Access Constraints No constraints
Use Constraints Please contact Dag Avango / Louwrens Hacquebord for proper citation.
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Data Center
Arctic Centre, University of Groningen, The Netherlands Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +31 (0) 50 363 6056
Email: f.steenhuisen at
Contact Address:
Aweg 30
City: Groningen
Province or State: Groningen
Postal Code: 9718 CW
Country: The Netherlands
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Distribution Media: digital
Phone: +46 8 790 87 37
Phone: +46 733 788 579
Fax: +46 8 24 61 62
Email: avango at
Contact Address:
Div of History of Science & Technology
City: Stockholm
Province or State: Stockholm
Postal Code: 10044
Country: Sweden
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-01-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-12-06