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Accumulation and Temperature Measurements on the James Ross Island Ice Cap, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

  • A.J. Aristarain (a1), J.F Pinglot (a2) and M Pourchet (a2)

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Basic glaciological measurements from the James Ross Island ice cap are presented, including mean annual accumulation and firn temperature. In addition to the well-known radioactivity levels of January 1955 and 1965 in Antarctic snow, two new radioactivity levels corresponding to January 1969 and January 1974 are used in determining the accumulation values. The measurements reveal certain climatic features of this ice cap.

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