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World Glacier Inventory ID

identifier in the World Glacier Inventory database

  • Glacier ID
  • WGI Glacier ID

Data type

External identifier

Statements

http://nsidc.org/data/glacier_inventory/search/glacier_inventory_query.pl?output_glacier_number=on&output_total_area=on&output_primary_class=on&output_glacier_name=on&output_mean_elev=on&output_lat=on&output_lon=on&output=html&requested_glacier_number=$1
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[A-Z][A-Z]\d[A-Z\d]{6}\d{3}
12-character string composed of: political unit (2 characters) + continent code (1 digit) + drainage code (4 characters) + free position code (2 digits?) + local glacier code (3 digits) (English)
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