Accession Number:

AD0657668

Title:

SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE GLACIER ATLAS

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY NEW YORK

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

303.0

Abstract:

The study is a literature survey of knowledge on mountain glaciers in the Southern Hemisphere. The Southern Hemisphere is divided into the following regional categories with respect to glaciers The Andes of South America, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina, New Guinea, East Africa, Sub- Antarctic Islands, New Zealand, and Antarctica. Included are discussions on the distribution, extent, characteristics, and behavior of mountain glaciers and an extensive list of references for each regional discussion. A history of observations and current research programs is incorporated in the text. Nineteen new maps have been prepared on the mountain glaciers in the Southern Hemisphere.

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE