Recent diatom and foraminiferal assemblages in surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Antarctica.
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Abstract: Surficial bottom sediments collected from Prydz Bay, Antarctica contain three sedimentary facies, four foraminiferal faunas, and two diatom floras. A sandy diamict (Facies Ds) is deposited by iceberg rafting and reworked by currents of the Prydz Bay Cyclonic Gyre. A massive mud (Facies Mm) represents the sediments being supplied to the Bay and could provide a high resolution record of the ... View entire text
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  N: -68.5   S: -69.5   E: 76.5   W: 75.5

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-01-01
Stop Date: 1991-12-31
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DIF Creation Date: 2003-03-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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