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Glacier Photograph Collection, Version 1

Metadata Updated: December 6, 2023

The Glacier Photograph Collection is a database of digital photographs of glaciers from around the world, some dating back to the mid-19th century, that provide an historical reference for glacier extent. As of August 2021, the database contains over 25,000 photographs.

Further information can be found on the Glacier Photo Collection Product Web Site.

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 November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 6, 2023
Publisher NSIDC
Identifier C1386206411-NSIDCV0
Data First Published 1857-01-01
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2020-09-26
Category geospatial
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Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Citation Glacier Photograph Collection, Version 1. Version 1. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, National Snow and Ice Data Center.
Harvest Object Id 02b6629b-17a7-4552-b0d7-07d4c74f4f46
Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
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Program Code 026:001
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 6ad2a35595d719499c27eda2dd55bdc7c83a16cc8cd451a72d5933e592d107a3
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 1857-01-01T00:00:00Z/2020-09-26T23:59:59.999Z

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