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Heard and McDonald Islands

Category Filename Description Filesize Filetype Last Modified
Culture atlas_buildings_gis.zip Differential GPS survey of the Atlas Cove ANARE Station ruins on Heard Island 6.00 kB Shapefile 5-Jul-2002
Culture camp_2003_04.zip Heard Island camp sites. Polygon data for Spit Bay camp area 2003-04. Point data camp sites estblished in 2003-04. 4.00 kB Shapefile 31-Mar-2004
Culture grave_pt.zip Heard Island point data for graves. 2.00 kB Shapefile 6-Aug-2004
Culture refuge_pt.zip Heard Island refuges 3.00 kB Shapefile 6-Aug-2004
Operations atlas_photocontrol_gis.zip Differential GPS survey of points at Atlas Cove for control of 1987 aerial photography 3.00 kB Shapefile 5-Jul-2002
Operations heard_aeronautical_mar10.zip Heard Island helicopter landing areas 1.95 kB Shapefile 22-Mar-2010
Operations precinct_py.zip Heard Island horizontal flight limits of helicopters 57.00 kB Shapefile 24-Feb-2004
Other Photo_Centres.zip A shapefile displaying the photo centres for orthorectified aerial photography on Heard Island. 4.00 kB Shapefile 2-Aug-2004
Other map_extent_80_py.zip Heard Island east mapping extent for the 1980 & 1987 ortho rectified Hasselblad photography 5.00 kB Shapefile 27-Jul-2004
Other SIC_1961_georectification.zip PDF of report 166.73 kB PDF 24-Jun-2009
Other SIC_447_georectification.zip PDF of report for IKONOS 9 February 2005 East Heard Island Georectification. 160.87 kB PDF 24-Jun-2009
Other SIC_266_267_georectification.zip PDF of report IKONOS January 2004 Heard Island Georectification. 78.08 kB PDF 11-Jun-2009
Other SIC_253_georectification.zip PDF of report of QuickBird 17 January 2003 East Heard Island Georectification. 394.33 kB PDF 24-Jun-2009
Other SIC_187_coregistration.zip PDF of report SPOT 1991 East Heard Island Coregistration 123.34 kB PDF 24-Jun-2009
Other Heard_WorldView-1_23MAR08.zip PDF report Heard Island WorldView-1 Image (23 March 2008) orthorectification. This report is also part of the Heard Island Remote Sensing Project, Milestone 1. 4.20 MB PDF 23-Jan-2009
Other ggutm43.par Projection file 1.00 kB Text 12-Jan-2000
Other readme.txt Readme file 1.00 kB Text 16-Nov-2006
Thematic mapping_extent_py_qb_east.zip Extent of mapping of eastern Heard Island from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003 3.00 kB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004
Thematic glacier_py_qb_east.zip Glaciers of eastern Heard Island mapped from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003 723.00 kB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004
Thematic flying_birds.zip Heard and McDonald Islands flying birds for Bird survey 2000/01, Bird survey 2003/04 and data collated early 1998. Data stored as points and polygons. 39.00 kB Shapefile 5-Aug-2004
Thematic penguins.zip Heard and McDonald Islands penguins. Data from bird surveys 2000/01 and 2003/04 by Eric Woehler. Also from data collated in early 1998 by Martin Betts, Policy Branch, Antarctic Division with consultation with biologists Eric Woehler, Roger Kirkwood and David Slip. Data stored as points and polygons. 19.00 kB Shapefile 5-Aug-2004
Thematic vegetation_sketch.zip Heard and McDonald Islands vegetated areas. Areas sketched by Jenny Scott on 1:50000 maps of Heard Island and on a figure of McDonald Island. Detailed vegetation communities are available in other datasets. 22.00 kB Shapefile 30-May-2002
Thematic Heard_glaciers_pre47-97.zip Heard Island glacier extents. Data from "An inventory of present glaciers on Heard Island and their historical variation" by Andrew Ruddell. Also includes snowline, rock and snow data. 266.00 kB Shapefile 20-Oct-2009
Thematic mammal_pt.zip Heard Island point data for Elephant, Leopard and Fur Seals. Data collated in early 1998 by Martin Betts, Policy Branch AAD. Included consultation with biologists Eric Woehler, Roger Kirkwood and David Slip. 3.00 kB Shapefile 24-Feb-2004
Thematic aws_pt.zip Heard Island point locations for automatic weather stations. 2.00 kB Shapefile 6-Aug-2004
Thematic Management_zones_py.zip Management zones for Heard Island and McDonald Islands. 37.00 kB Shapefile 10-Oct-2007
Thematic penguins_with_veg.zip Penguin colony data noted while collecting vegetation data. Collected by Dr. Jenny Scott in 1987 /1988. 43.00 kB Shapefile 23-Sep-2004
Thematic snow_py_qb_east.zip Snow covered areas of eastern Heard Island mapped from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003 2.65 MB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004
Thematic vegetation_py_qb_east.zip Vegetation of eastern Heard Island mapped from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003 470.00 kB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004
Thematic atlas_sample_gis.zip Water and sediment samples around the Atlas Cove Station, Heard Island. For analysis of hydrocarbons and heavy metal contamination. 8.00 kB Shapefile 5-Jul-2002
Topographic mcdonald_dem_may2012.zip A Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of McDonald Island derived from GeoEye-1 stereo imagery captured 19 May 2012. The DEM is provided in ESRI ascii, ESRI grid and BIL formats. A report is included with details of the stereo imagery, the creation of the DEM and orthorectified image products created using the DEM. 27.61 MB ArcInfo ascii,ESRI Grid,PDF 3-Jul-2012
Topographic heard_ambis_coastline_1996.zip AMBIS coastline of Heard Island and McDonald Islands 1996. AMBIS is the Australian Maritime Boundaries Information System. The data, mostly from SPOT data, includes features for island (polygon), coastline (line) and offshore rock (polygon). 50.00 kB Shapefile 26-Jul-2006
Topographic coastline_ln_qb_east.zip Coastline of eastern Heard Island mapped from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003 124.00 kB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004
Topographic contours_island_radarsat2002.zip Contours generated from DEM of Heard Island derived from RADARSAT images acquired in February, March 2002.
Island polygon extracted from a rectified RADARSAT image acquired in January 2002 and used in the production of the DEM.
16.56 MB Shapefile 5-Nov-2008
Topographic mcdonald_contours_may2012.zip Contours with a 1 metre interval, generated from the Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of McDonald Island derived from GeoEye-1 stereo imagery captured 19 May 2012. 7.24 MB Shapefile 3-Jul-2012
Topographic contours_radarsat97.zip Contours with a 50 metre interval, derived from the Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of Heard island from RADARSAT images acquired in March and April of 1997. 241.00 kB Shapefile 26-Jul-2006
Topographic heard_dem_radarsat2002_asc.zip DEM derived from RADARSAT images acquired in February, March 2002 (ArcInfo ascii file) 3.07 MB ArcInfo ascii 16-Oct-2008
Topographic heard_dem_radarsat2002_e00.zip DEM derived from RADARSAT images acquired in February, March 2002 (ArcInfo interchange file) 8.21 MB ArcInfo interchange 16-Oct-2008
Topographic heard_dem_radarsat1997_asc.zip DEM derived from RADARSAT images acquired in March, April 1997 (ArcInfo ascii format) 579.00 kB ArcInfo ascii 6-Aug-2001
Topographic heard_dem_radarsat1997_e00.zip DEM derived from RADARSAT images acquired in March, April 1997 (ArcInfo interchange file) 699.00 kB ArcInfo interchange 6-Aug-2001
Topographic coastline_80.zip Heard Island east coastline (line data) mapped from 1980 & 1987 ortho rectified Hasselblad photography 76.00 kB Shapefile 27-Jul-2004
Topographic glacier_80.zip Heard Island east glaciers mapped from 1980 & 1987 ortho rectified Hasselblad photography. Boundary lines and polygon data. 40.00 kB Shapefile 25-Apr-2005
Topographic inland_island_80_py.zip Heard Island east inland islands mapped from 1980 & 1987 ortho rectified Hasselblad photography 10.00 kB Shapefile 27-Jul-2004
Topographic lagoon_80_py.zip Heard Island east lagoons mapped from 1980 & 1987 ortho rectified Hasselblad photography 41.00 kB Shapefile 27-Jul-2004
Topographic offshore_rock_py_80.zip Heard Island east offshore rocks mapped from 1980 & 1987 ortho rectified Hasselblad photography 8.00 kB Shapefile 27-Jul-2004
Topographic water_storage_80.zip Heard Island east water storages mapped from 1980 & 1987 ortho rectified Hasselblad photography. Includes line and polygon data. 166.00 kB Shapefile 27-Jul-2004
Topographic watercourse_80.zip Heard Island east watercourses mapped from 1980 & 1987 ortho rectified Hasselblad photography. Line and polygon data. 174.00 kB Shapefile 27-Jul-2004
Topographic ice_50k_sim.zip Heard Island ice covered areas. The ice layer shows ice/snow as depicted on the Heard Island satellite image map, published in 1991. The amount of ice/snow is as captured on the SPOT image 9 Jan 1988. 17.00 kB Shapefile 11-Mar-2004
Topographic water_storage_50k_map.zip Heard Island polygon data for water storage. Data sourced from 1:50 000 topographic map (ed3) 1985. 13.00 kB Shapefile 25-Feb-2004
Topographic Heard_coastline_2009_work_update.zip Heard Island Remote Sensing Project 2009. Coastline (line). 486.39 kB Shapefile 7-May-2014
Topographic Heard_glacier_2009_work_update.zip Heard Island Remote Sensing Project 2009. Glaciers(polygon) and glacier extents (line). 1.08 MB Shapefile 7-May-2014
Topographic heard_island_2009_work_update.zip Heard Island Remote Sensing Project 2009. Island (polygon). 448.05 kB Shapefile 19-May-2010
Topographic Heard_lagoon_2009_work.zip Heard Island Remote Sensing Project 2009. Lagoons (polygon). 132.53 kB Shapefile 31-Aug-2009
Topographic Heard_mapping_extent_2009_work.zip Heard Island Remote Sensing Project 2009. Mapping extent (polygon). 5.63 kB Shapefile 31-Aug-2009
Topographic Heard_offshore_rock_2009_work.zip Heard Island Remote Sensing Project 2009. Offshore rocks (polygon, point). 37.90 kB Shapefile 31-Aug-2009
Topographic AADHIMI0809_final_report_chapter 21.zip Heard Island Remote Sensing Project 2009. Report. Chapter 2 relates to the digitising of features. 967.78 kB PDF 22-Apr-2010
Topographic Heard_water_body_2009_work.zip Heard Island Remote Sensing Project 2009. Water bodies (polygon). 253.99 kB Shapefile 31-Aug-2009
Topographic spot_heights_50k_map.zip Heard Island spot heights. Data sourced from 1:50 000 topographic map (ed3) 1985 2.00 kB Shapefile 25-Feb-2004
Topographic watercourse.zip Heard Island streams. 2 lines for Ephemeral Creek and Clay Pipe Creek (unofficial name) 3.00 kB Shapefile 3-Aug-2004
Topographic vol_cones_pt.zip Heard Island volcanic cones Data sourced from 1:50 000 topographic map (ed3) 1985 and Topographic survey 2000/01. 1.00 kB Shapefile 6-Aug-2004
Topographic inland_island_py_qb_east.zip Inland islands (in lagoons and lakes) of eastern Heard Island mapped from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003 12.00 kB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004
Topographic lagoon_py_qb_east.zip Lagoons of eastern Heard Island mapped from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003 133.00 kB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004
Topographic laurens_coastline.zip Laurens Peninsula coastline 108.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_crater.zip Laurens Peninsula crater shapefile 4.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_flying_bird.zip Laurens Peninsula flying bird shapefile 5.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_gully.zip Laurens Peninsula gully shapefile 8.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_island.zip Laurens Peninsula island shapefile (polygon) 107.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_lagoon.zip Laurens Peninsula lagoon shapefile 14.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_lava_field.zip Laurens Peninsula lava field shapefile 78.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_mapping_extent.zip Laurens Peninsula mapping extent shapefile 5.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_penguin.zip Laurens Peninsula penguin shapefile 23.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_rim.zip Laurens Peninsula rim shapefile 3.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_shore_line.zip Laurens Peninsula shore line shapefile 11.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_volcanic_cone.zip Laurens Peninsula volcanic cone shapefile 13.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_water_body.zip Laurens Peninsula water body shapefile 11.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic laurens_watercourse.zip Laurens Peninsula watercourse shapefile 101.00 kB Shapefile 28-Nov-2007
Topographic mcdonald_qb.zip McDonald Islands coastline, ridgelines and areas of bare rock digitised from Quickbird satellite imagery aquired 9 April 2003. Data stored as lines and polygons. 30.00 kB Shapefile 8-Jun-2005
Topographic moraine_py_qb_east.zip Moraines of eastern Heard Island mapped from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003 47.00 kB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004
Topographic heard_radarsat2002_gcp_corrected.zip Rectified RADARSAT image of Heard Island acquired January 2002. Rectified using ground control points and subsequently used in processing of the DEM derived from RADARSAT images acquired in February, March 2002. 44.33 MB Images 7-Nov-2008
Topographic reef_50k.zip Reefs sourced from 1:50 000 map ed 3 1985. 3.00 kB Shapefile 25-Feb-2004
Topographic heard_dem_radarsat2002_reports.zip Report describing the generation of a DEM of Heard Island from RADARSAT images acquired in February, March 2002.
Report by Dr Arko Lucieer, University of Tasmania, outlining some errors and artefacts in the DEM.
4.72 MB Word XP 7-Nov-2008
Topographic water_storage_qb_east.zip Water storages of eastern Heard Island mapped from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003 242.00 kB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004
Topographic watercourse_qb_east.zip Watercourses of eastern Heard Island mapped from Quickbird satellite imagery acquired 17 January 2003. Data includes lines and polygons. 225.00 kB Shapefile 13-Aug-2004