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Ice core and soft sediment samples from Lake Fryxell, Lake Vanda, Don Juan Pond and surrounding shallow lakes in the Wright Valley
Entry ID: K009_1978_1979_NZ_3

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Abstract: A bathymetric map of Lake Fryxell was completed by drilling 28 holes through the floating ice and mapping the lake bottom. 13 cores were collected. The lake benthic sediment was cored for investigation. Three long cores were obtained from depths between 40 and 65m at Lake Vanda. 17 cores were sampled from Don Juan Pond. A number of algae samples were taken from fresh water streams draining into ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.25   S: -77.74   E: 164.0   W: 160.0

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-01-11
Stop Date: 1978-01-13

Start Date: 1978-12-08
Stop Date: 1979-01-18
Quality The logistic report submitted to Antarctica New Zealand contains a table summary of the sediment cores obtained (Lake, Core number, waterdepth, core length and where the core is located (Waikato or JARE)). Please contact the investigator for more information.
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Department of Chemistry
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-01-09
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