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United States Antarctic Resource Center (USARC)

July 1, 2001

The U.S. Antarctic Resource Center (USARC) is our Nation?s depository for Antarctic maps, charts, geodetic ground control, satellite images, aerial photographs, publications, slides, and video tapes. These resources are items produced by Antarctic Treaty nations in support of their activities in Antarctica and provided to the USARC in compliance with a standing resolution of the treaty providing for exchange of information. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) maintains these materials through an interagency cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF), which also supports the USGS Antarctic Mapping Program.

The USARC develops and maintains the Antarctic Web site ( and its supporting data bases, as well as providing access to other online digital data bases, such as the Atlas of Antarctic Resources.

Publication Year 2001
Title United States Antarctic Resource Center (USARC)
DOI 10.3133/fs05101
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 051-01
Index ID fs05101
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization U.S. Geological Survey