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GLACIERS OF IRIAN JAYA, INDONESIA, AND

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Product Number: 13437
Series: PP-1386-H
Scale: NO SCALE
Alternate ID: 16-1386H
ISBN: 978-0-607-71457-9
Authors: EDITED, WILLIAMS, RICHARD S JR
Version Date: 01/01/1989
Countries: Indonesia
Media: Paper
Format: Bound
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Description: In New Zealand, approximately 3,155 glaciers occur along the crest of the Southern Alps, South Island, and 6 glaciers are present on Mount Ruapehu, North Island. The total area covered is about 1,159 km2, with an estimated volume of 53.3 km3. In 1859, the first observations were made of New Zealand's glaciers; in 1889, the first precise measurements were carried out, although modern glaciological studies were not begun until the 1950's. Because of limitations in spatial resolution of the sensors, Landsat images were found to be useful only for monitoring changes in the largest glaciers and in the position of the transient snowline.
Survey Date: 1989
Two Sided: No
Pieces: 1
Languages: English
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