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Radarsat Begins First Complete Detailed Map Of Antarctica

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October 2, 1997
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National Aeronautics And Space Administration
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Initial images from the first complete radar survey of Antarctica, using the Canadian Space Agency's Radarsat mission, show better-than-expected details of its massive ice streams and crevices, as well as old, buried features of the international South Pole research station established in the late 1950s.

     Initial images from the first complete radar survey of Antarctica, using the Canadian Space Agency's Radarsat mission, show better-than-expected details of its massive ice streams and crevices, as well as old, buried features of the international South Pole research station established in the late 1950s.


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National Aeronautics And Space Administration. "Radarsat Begins First Complete Detailed Map Of Antarctica." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 2 October 1997. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/10/971002064734.htm>.
National Aeronautics And Space Administration. (1997, October 2). Radarsat Begins First Complete Detailed Map Of Antarctica. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/10/971002064734.htm
National Aeronautics And Space Administration. "Radarsat Begins First Complete Detailed Map Of Antarctica." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/10/971002064734.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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