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Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996
Entry ID: ASAC_2277

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2277 See the link below for public details on this project.

A product of this project was a report "Macquarie Island Track Monitoring and Assessment" prepared for the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service by Judith Urquhart, September 1996. A copy of the report is held in the Australian Antarctic Division library.

Executive Summary from the report:
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Description: Public information for ASAC project 2277

Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.49   S: -54.53   E: 158.95   W: 158.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Urqhart, J. and Brolsma, H.
Dataset Title: Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2009-07-21
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-04-30
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality This work was completed in April of 1996, and perhaps could now be considered to be outdated (as of 2009), as track conditions have changed, and the vegetation has dramatically changed owing to recent increases in rabbit populations.

See the report for further information.
Access Constraints A hard copy of the report is available for loan to AAD staff in the AAD library. See the main catalogue.
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.

Creative Commons License
This "Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-07-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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