Flow lines on Antarctic ice shelves

Crabtree, R.D.; Doake, C.S.M.. 1980 Flow lines on Antarctic ice shelves. Polar Record, 20 (124). 31-37.

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Satellite images of Ronne and Filchner ice shelves show a variety of surface features many of which are believed to indicate flow lines in the ice. Sufficient imagery is now available from Landsat satellites to plot these features from mosaics. Although some of the features have been recognized from aircraft, it was not until an overall view was provided that the true extent of the features and their relationship to the major ice streams became apparent. Using this evidence together with published ice thickness data from radio echo and seismic sounding, flow patterns within the ice shelves and tributary glaciers can be inferred.

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ISSN: 0032-2474
Date made live: 28 Aug 2019 07:55 +0 (UTC)

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