Released on June 27, 2002
A physical model of this visualization is on display at the National Geographic Explorers Hall Museum in Washington D.C. 'Byrd Glacier plunges through a deep valley in the Transatlantic Mountains and onto the Ross Ice Shelf, dropping more than 4,300 feet over a distance of 112 miles. It remains a distinct ice stream all the way to the edge of the shelf, some 260 miles from the foot of the mountains to the open sea.' -National Geographic Magazine, February 2002
Please give credit for this item to: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio, U.S. Geological Survey, Byrd Polar Research Center - The Ohio State University, Canadian Space Agency, RADARSAT International Inc.
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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 18.104.22.168.0
Places you might have seen this: National Geographic Magazine February 2002 Antarctica Map Supplement, RADARSAT-1 Annual Review 2001-2002