Detail View: NSIDC Glacier Photograph Collection: Northwall Firn, aerial photograph 1942-1-1d, Indonesia

Identifier: 
nsidc_glacierPhotos_USAF_1942_11d.tif
Title: 
Northwall Firn, aerial photograph 1942-1-1d, Indonesia
Creator: 
U.S. Air Force, photographer
Date: 
1942
Extent: 
1 photoprint; 24.4 x 19.2 cm (9 5/8 x 7 9/16 inches)
Format: 
photographs
Format: 
gelatin silver prints
Description: 
Photograph number 1942-1-1d.
Description: 
Transcribed from item: Typed note adhered to photograph: 1942-1-1a, 1942-1-1b, 1942-1-1c, 1942-1-1d, 1942-1-1e: Aerial trimetrogon series from west to east along the Northwall Firn. A slight change in flight direction occurs between 1b and 1c. New Zealand Pass, still ice covered is on 1c. The position of Dozy's 1936 Meren Glacier cairn is marked on 1c. The Meren and Carstensz Glaciers are on 1e. Notes in folder: Carstensz Range, Indonesia, 1942: Air photographs from a United States Air Force trimetrogon series of the Central Cordillera of New Guinea taken during World War II. The photographs were taken between 1942 and 1945; probably during the latter part of 1942. Unfortunately prints supplied here have been cropped. Layout of the series is as shown: [see diagram in source document Carstensz Range, Indonesia]. 1-2, 1-3, 1-4 are vertical photographs. 1-1 is a left oblique and 1-5 a right oblique of the trimetrogon set. Original photo numbers in full are eg. 4CS-5MMC20-23V-117-2:7:0852-1538. 24,000-0403S13700E/0403S-13908E. AF42-SS994.
Description: 
Source: U.S. Air Force.
Glacier Name: 
Northwall Firn
Glacier Latitude: 
-4.052778
Glacier Longitude: 
137.166944
GLIMS Glacier ID: 
G137158E04048S
Coverage Spatial: 
Northwall Firn (Papua, Indonesia, Oceania) (glacier)
Subject: 
Glaciers--Papua--Aerial photographs
Type: 
StillImage
Language: 
English
RelationLink: 
NSIDC Glacier Photograph Collection link: https://nsidc.org/data/g00472
RelationLink: 
University of Colorado catalog record link: http://libraries.colorado.edu/record=b10245128~S3
RelationLink: 
Roger G. Barry Glaciology Collection finding aid link: https://archives.colorado.edu/repositories/2/archival_objects/140272
Citation: 
U. S. Air Force. 1942. Northwall Firn: From the Glacier Photograph Collection. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. Digital media.
Rights: 
Item held by the National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder. May be used freely if properly cited.