Determination of deposition, sediment transport direction and age of New Mountain Sandstone (Beacon Supergroup) at various localities in the Royal Society Range and Dry Valleys region
Entry ID: K042_1974_1975_NZ_4

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Summary
Abstract: The New Mountain Sandstone, the lowest formation of the Beacon Supergroup was studied in detail at various localities in the Royal Society Range and Dry Valley's region to determine its environment of deposition, sediment transport direction and age of the unit. A further objective was to determine the stratigraphic position and environment of deposition of the Boreas subgreywacke, an unusual ... View entire text
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Description: Collected samples are held in the PETLAB database of GNS Science. Search under Collector = R Plume and Country = Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.32   S: -78.32   E: 162.72   W: 162.72
  N: -77.95   S: -77.95   E: 162.0   W: 162.0
  N: -77.92   S: -77.92   E: 161.53   W: 161.53
  N: -77.87   S: -77.87   E: 161.12   W: 161.12
  N: -77.73   S: -77.73   E: 162.17   W: 162.17
  N: -77.48   S: -77.48   E: 161.1   W: 161.1
  N: -77.6   S: -77.6   E: 161.45   W: 161.45

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-11-11
Stop Date: 1975-01-09
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Quality All data relating to this study can be found in the publications. Collected samples are catalogued in the PETLAB database and are held at either GNS Science or Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
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COMPLETE
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Phone: +64 3 358 0200
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City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Plume, R.W. 1976 Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleocurrent analysis of the basal part of the Beacon Supergroup (Devonian and older [?] to Triassic), southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. MSc thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-01
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