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Wilkins Ice Shelf
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Wilkins Ice Shelf

August 10, 2008
This image shows the Wilkins Ice Shelf along the West Antarctic Peninsula. The image was acquired using ERS-1's SAR instrument. Shades of grey have been assigned to backscatter values, white indicates no backscatter, black indicates high backscatter.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: ERS
  • Instrument: SAR
  • Acquistion: 13-Jan-1992
  • Orbit nr: 2586
  • Centre coordinates: lat. -69.84, lon. -74.80