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Antarctica Satellite Image Map

Code:
1W-AN-SAT1-S-G-P
Shipping Weight:
4.00 pounds
Starting at $49.95

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This is a high quality Giclee print of the ice covered continent of Antarctica. The incredible detail of the continents many ice shelves and glaciers is simply astounding. The map is based on a collection of datasets from the RADARSAT Antarctic Mapping Project (RAMP) including the RAMP AMM-1 SAR image mosaic of Antarctica and RAMP digital elevation model, both version 2. The topographic data combined with SAR image mosaic provide a detailed look at Antarctica's ice sheet morphology, rock outcrops, glaciers, research infrastructure, coastline, and mountainous terrain.

You can clearly distinguish many of Antarctica's geographic features such as the Flincher-Ronne ice shelf, the Transantarctic Mountains, and many of the most important glaciers.

Labels on the map indicate: ice sheets, international scientific research stations, geographic regions, islands, major seas, and mountain ranges. It also features a 10° latitude/longitude grid.

This high quality giclee print map is available in multiple sizes ready for framing or with museum quality beveled edge frame mounting.

Each map is produced as a detailed museum quality archive print. This special printing process is known as Giclee (zhee-CLAY) and is commonly used to produce very high quality fine art prints. The result is an exquisitely detailed print of substantially higher quality than a standard map poster.

Giclee Print Features:

  • Printed on 10 mil premium luster photo paper resulting in a brilliant, colorful image with a vivid life-like quality.
  • Pigment based Canon LUCIA inks provide smooth tones and rich colors in fine, precise detail.
  • Inks have a lightfastness rating of over 100 years, guaranteeing minimal noticeable fading over a very long period of time.
  • Printed using very high resolution source files.
  • Giclee printing is superior to traditional lithography in a number of ways: colors are brighter, lasts longer, and is a higher resolution.

Museum quality beveled edge plaque mounting is available for our satellite image map giclee prints.

Example of Print Mounted to Beveled Edge Frame

Beveled Edge Frame Mounting:

  • Giclee print on glossy photo paper is dry-mounted to 1/4" MDF in a heat press using archival-quality acid-free dry mounting adhesive.
  • Premium laminating film is applied to the surface using a heat press under 120 tons of pressure.
  • Matte laminate provides protection from moisture, UV degradation, and damage from handling.
  • The 1" deep frame is finished with a 1/8" beveled edge and sealed with a film in a black finish.
  • Final result is a non-glare, easy to clean professional product suitable for public display in the worlds most prestigious museums or galleries.
  • The durable surface can be cleaned with glass cleaner and paper towels.

Dry Mounting Process

Giclee prints ship within 3-4 business days. We ship our prints rolled up using high quality heavy duty cardboard tubes, a protective layer of foam is wrapped around each print.

Dry-mounted framed prints ship within 2 weeks. These are carefully packaged in sturdy shipping cartons. Framed prints larger than 60" x 30" ship via freight truck.

Weight measurements listed for each item reflect a dimensional shipping weight and are not representative of the actual physical weight of the item itself. These are printed and mounted to order and cannot be returned once opened.