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Taking Measure of Antarctic Terrain

New elevation measurements span the continent’s icy surfaces, from the flat Ross Ice Shelf to the rugged Transantarctic Mountains.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using ICESat-2 data courtesy of Kaitlin Harbeck, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published December 11, 2018
Data acquired October 26 - November 23, 2018

Source:
ICESat-2 > ATLAS