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Traverse Logs and Data, Casey/Law Dome/Wilkes Land, 1987
Entry ID: casey_traverse_1987

Abstract: A series of traverses were carried out from Casey over Law Dome and Wilkes Land in 1987. Information recorded in log books include:

* barometric levelling
* snow accumulation
* temperature
* general air pressure
* ice core drilling notes
* ice core borehole temperatures
* snow surface observations
* gravity

A number of trace charts were made as the traverse was carried out, recording these values in real time.

Physical copies of these documents have been stored in the Australian Antarctic Division records store.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -69.0   E: 115.0   W: 110.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Anderson, J.
Dataset Title: Traverse Logs and Data, Casey/Law Dome/Wilkes Land, 1987
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2014-07-15
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-01
Stop Date: 1987-12-31
Access Constraints These data are not available in digital form, but the physical copies are available at the Australian Antarctic Division.
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
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City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Email: jason.anderson at
Contact Address:
Antarctic CRC
University of Tasmania
Grosvenor St
City: Sandy Bay
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7005
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2014-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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