Penguin and seal bones collected from Cape Adare, Franklin Island and Inexpressible Island for 14C dating and Antarctic bone standards
Entry ID: K020_1982_1983_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Collections of penguin and seal bones for 14C dating were Made at Cape Adare and Franklin Island. At Inexpressible Island bone samples were obtained of a penguin and seal killed in 1912 by members of Scott's Northern Party. The bones were submitted to the Institute of Nuclear Sciences for possible use as Antarctic bone standards.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -71.0   S: -73.0   E: 173.0   W: 168.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-12-27
Stop Date: 1983-02-19
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: m.gregory at auckland.ac.nz
Contact Address:
School of Geography, Geology and Environmental Science
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
City: Auckland
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Mabin, M.C.G. 14C ages for ‘Heroic Era’ penguin and seal bones from Inexpressible Island, Terra Nova Bay, north Victoria Land. New Zealand Antarctic record 6(2): 24-25, 1985.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-10-07
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