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Aerial Image of Alaska's Arctic Coastal Plain; 1955

Metadata Updated: October 26, 2023

This dataset is comprised of a single aerial image of a single area on Alaska's Arctic Coastal Plain taken on 21 June 1955 by the U.S. Air Force and obtained from the USGS EROS data center via the EarthExplorer website in 2013. The image represents an historical snapshot of the landscape from that time.

The image was scanned and geo-referenced to various contemporary (2002-2010) satellite imagery using tie-point methods and splines for interpolation.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 26, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOI EDI

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 26, 2023
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Identifier USGS:ASC21
Data Last Modified 20220303
Category geospatial
Category Tag 16E15F51 D96E 4051 9124 75665Abdc6Ff "Arctic","Arctic Ocean, Sea Ice and Coasts","Permafrost and Arctic Landscapes"
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
Metadata Context
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Harvest Source Id 52bfcc16-6e15-478f-809a-b1bc76f1aeda
Harvest Source Title DOI EDI
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -150.3696,70.83,-152.967,70.958
Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > U.S. Geological Survey
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 91c46808aae1b66b223c2667aa9163cbae1d9ec7dabe3bec221921dfce90ff22
Source Schema Version 1.1
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