A bathymetric survey of Winston Lagoon
Entry ID: winston_bathy

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Abstract: During the 1986-87 Expedition to Heard Island, a 3m inflatable boat was depoted at the shores of Winston Lagoon, on the islands' south-east coast. The boat was to allow access to the important Long Beach Elephant Seal harems for periods when flooding from the lagoon prevented passage across its spit. The availablility of the boat together with a 'Furuno' echo sounder, a stabilised, floating, ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -53.0   S: -53.0   E: 73.0   W: 72.0
Min Depth: 0 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-09
Stop Date: 1987-01-14
Platform
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Instrument
ECHO SOUNDERS Ancillary Description
Quality An area in the centre of the lagoon was deeper than the range of the echo-sounder and its depth was determined by lowering a length of weighted rope.

Further information about the work completed was obtained from an email written by Roger Kirkwood:

'There was no proper GPS or trig data. I don't have ... View entire text
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Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-05-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-12
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