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Alexander Island Antarctica
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Alexander Island, Antarctica

August 10, 2008
This image shows the Wilkins Ice Shelf linking Charcot and Latady Islands to the Alexander Island.

The center left part of the image shows the Beethoven Peninsula.

The image was acquired on 31st May 2008 by Envisat's ASAR instrument.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: ASAR
  • Acquistion: 31-May-2008
  • Orbit nr: 32681
  • Centre coordinates: lat. -71.00, lon. -74.80