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Antarctic Iceberg Tracks
« on: March 01, 2023, 01:08:13 AM »
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Re: Antarctic Iceberg Tracks
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2023, 09:24:08 AM »
Actually a nice tool, which also provides surface area measurement of the various icebergs.

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Re: Antarctic Iceberg Tracks
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2023, 12:34:44 PM »
which also provides surface area measurement of the various icebergs.

..in square nautical miles  ???
Is there any way to automatically convert to metric?

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Re: Antarctic Iceberg Tracks
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2023, 12:48:41 PM »
I was wondering the same...

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Re: Antarctic Iceberg Tracks
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2023, 05:23:39 PM »
I was wondering the same...

There doesn't appear to be one on the site so we'll just have to multiply by 3.43 to get km^2.

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Re: Antarctic Iceberg Tracks
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2023, 10:46:28 PM »
Although area is quoted as NM sq., I have measured with their tool bottom right. Measurements are square miles and sq Km. Multiplication factor is approx 2.6 . Neat site thanks for the link.
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Re: Antarctic Iceberg Tracks
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2023, 06:04:25 AM »
click on the ruler icon a box pops up with a km mile selector switch

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Re: Antarctic Iceberg Tracks
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2023, 11:27:38 AM »
NM defined as 1,852 metres, NM2 = 3.43km2 - not a nice, useful SI unit! Historical, so still used by some    .    .    , perhaps we have km, mi, NM and NM2 all trying to measure things on these maps?
Also I don't think the recorded size of icebergs is likely to be changed unless there is a major break-up? (Suspect there will be no noted change if the icebergs just naturally fray at the edges.)