A joint effort of the USGS National Mapping Division and the National Science Foundation United States Antarctic Program.
The U.S. Antarctic Resource Center (USARC) is located at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Reston, Va. It maintains the nation's most comprehensive collection of Antarctic aerial photography, maps, charts, satellite imagery and technical reports.
The USARC collection includes materials produced by the following Antarctic Treaty nations: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, the Russian Federation, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Uruguay.
The USARC is the United States contribution to the SCAR Library system and is managed through an interagency agreement with the National Science Foundation which provides support to the USGS for scientific activities in Antarctic and in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program.
For further information or assistance in obtaining Antarctic information, call or write the USGS Libraries Program.