Accession Number : AD0430062

Title :   ELEVATIONS ON THE ICE SHEET OF SOUTHERN GREENLAND,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s) : Mock,Steven J. ; Ragle,Richard H.

Report Date : MAR 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Elevations were determined for over 200 points on the ice sheet of southern Greenland using leapfrog altimeter techniques. These methods were found to give reliable elevations over extended distances. Elevations were consis tently lower, by several hundred feet, than those indicated on currently available charts. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HEIGHT FINDING, ICE ISLANDS), (*ICE ISLANDS, HEIGHT FINDING), MAPPING, ALTIMETERS, SNOW, STRATIGRAPHY, DENSITY, TEMPERATURE, BAROMETERS, MEASUREMENT, AIR, THEORY, TABLES(DATA), ATMOSPHERES, GRAVITY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE