The Recent Advance of the Ross Ice Shelf Antarctica

@article{Jacobs1986TheRA,
  title={The Recent Advance of the Ross Ice Shelf Antarctica},
  author={Stanley S. Jacobs and Douglas R. Macayeal and J. L. Ardai},
  journal={Journal of Glaciology},
  year={1986},
  volume={32},
  pages={464 - 474}
}
Abstract The seaward edge of the Ross Ice Shelf advanced northward at a minimum average velocity of 0.8 km a–1 between 1962 and 1985. That advance approximated velocities that have been obtained from glaciological data, indicating little recent wastage by iceberg calving. West of long. 178° E., the ice shelf has attained its most northerly position in the past 145 years, and has not experienced a major calving episode for at least 75 years. Since 1841 the ice-front position has advanced and… 

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