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Measurements of the crest height of raised beach ridge systems and elevated shorelines of the Ross Sea Region
Entry ID: K013_1981_1982_NZ_4

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Abstract: Observations on coastal processes and geomorphic development were conducted at several beaches in the Ross Sea Region including Scott Island, Cape Adare, Possession Island, Markham Island, Inexpressible Island, Franklin Island, Beaufort Island, Cape Crozier, Cape Bird, Cape Royds, Cape Evans, New Harbour, Marble Point, Mowbray Bay, Terra Nova Bay, Granite Harbour and northwestern McMurdo Sound. At ... View entire text
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Description: Extended metadata and a follow on study of raised beach ridges in Victoria Land.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -78.0   E: 175.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-01-07
Stop Date: 1982-02-12
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Gregory, M.R. Kirk, R.M. Mabin, M.C.G. Shore types of Victoria Land, Ross Dependency, Antarctica. New Zealand Antarctic record 5(3): 23-40, 1984.

Gregory, M.R. Kirk, R.M. The shores of the Ross Sea. in: Antarctica: the Ross Sea region.Hatherton T. (ed) Wellington: DSIR Publishing. 1990. pp.85-95 [DSIR information series: 165] ISBN 0477025862

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DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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