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Vector topographic data of Antarctica - the Antarctic Digital Database (ADD)


The Antarctic Digital Database (ADD) is the premier source of vector topographic data for Antarctica. First published on CD-ROM in 1993, the current version is available for download from The data are supplied in ARC/INFO uncompressed export format, compressed and encrypted for download using zip. The data are encrypted using an individual password which is supplied to registered users of the ADD site.

There is no charge for registration as a user. The aim of registration is to allow British Antarctic Survey (BAS) to contact the user if there are improvements in the data which may be of interest. It also ensures that BAS
maintain the intellectual property rights on the data for the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR).

Antarctica, topography

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