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The position and images of the detonation of damaged explosives at Mawson Station, Antarctica
Entry ID: Mawson_Explosives_2003


Summary
Abstract: On the third of March 2003, between 1730 and 1800 hours local time, at Mawson Station Antarctica, some damaged explosives were deliberately detonated in order to safely dispose of them. The explosives were disposed of in three blasts, not four as was originally planned.

At the time of detonation, air temperature was -3 degrees celsius, and the wind was blowing at 9 knots. The explosives were detonated at the following location:

67.6385 S 62.8919 E

Photos have been taken before and after detonation. A list of the photos is as follows:

Before detonation of first blast
Damage caused by all three blasts
Preparing for second blast
Preparing for first blast
Preparing for first blast
Smoke from 1st blast
Smoke from 2nd blast
Smoke from 3rd blast
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -67.64   S: -67.64   E: 62.89   W: 62.89

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Smith, D.T.
Dataset Title: The position and images of the detonation of damaged explosives at Mawson Station, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2003-04-01
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/Mawson_Explosives_2003
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-03-03
Stop Date: 2003-03-03
Platform
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Access Constraints The images are publicly available for download at the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=Mawson_E... when using these data.
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 2371 kb
Distribution Format: .jpg
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: dave.connell at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-02-01




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