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Hi Robert,

re: I'll try to get the ASCII version of McIDAS OUTLANT file from SSEC
> Thanks very much.

I got the ASCII version of the file from SSEC; reformatted it to be usable by
GEMPAK's ssfgsf utility (and also the McIDAS MAKEAREA program); and Chiz 
it this morning into a GEMPAK binary map file (file attached named 

For a visual comparison of the boundaries of each, please check out:


This image masks somewhat the resolution of the McIDAS map file in certain areas
and shows that the GEMPAK file has higher resolution in others.

Comment:  displaying the ice sheets in a map seems to be "dangerous" since the
outline of the ice sheet is likely to change continuously.


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Ticket Details
Ticket ID: BEV-149253
Department: Support McIDAS
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed

Attachment: antarctica.mcidas
Description: Binary data

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