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Antarctica: Lake Vostok

Using RADARSAT data of Antarctica, one can see the abandoned Russian station that is on top of a frozen Lake Vostok.
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Using the RADARSAT dataset of Antarctica, we get a context of where Lake Vostok is in Antarctica.  Then an image of Lake Vostok pulls out and we tour the lake, fyling over the only highway on the lake, coming to rest on a view of the abandoned Russian station.    Using the RADARSAT dataset of Antarctica, we get a context of where Lake Vostok is in Antarctica. Then an image of Lake Vostok pulls out and we tour the lake, fyling over the only highway on the lake, coming to rest on a view of the abandoned Russian station.
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Using the RADARSAT dataset of Antarctica, the abandoned Russian station on top of frozen Lake Vostok is visible.  It is in the left section of the lake in this image.    Using the RADARSAT dataset of Antarctica, the abandoned Russian station on top of frozen Lake Vostok is visible. It is in the left section of the lake in this image.

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Using the RADARSAT dataset of Antarctica, another view of Lake Vostok, with the abandoned Russian stationi at the top of the image.    Using the RADARSAT dataset of Antarctica, another view of Lake Vostok, with the abandoned Russian stationi at the top of the image.

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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?996
Animation Number:996
Completed:1999-11-08
Animators:Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST) (Lead)
 Marte Newcombe (GST)
Scientist:Ken Jezek (Ohio State University)
Platform/Sensor/Data Set:RADARSAT-1/SAR (1997/09/26-1997/11/04)
Series:Antarctica
Video:SVS1999-1007 *
Goddard TV Tape:G1999-080
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Scientific Visualization Studio. Additional credit goes to Canadian Space Agency, RADARSAT International Inc.
 
Keywords:
DLESE >> Cryology
SVS >> Vostok
GCMD >> Location >> Antarctica
 
 


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