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Environmental History of Small Lake Catchments in the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica
Entry ID: ASAC_31

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 31
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Ammoelphidiella antarctica Conato and Segre occurs in thin unconsolidated muddy sediments at 55m above sea level in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica. The specimens appear to be in situ and this implies an early Pliocene age for the sediments and their contained faunas, similar to that of ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.58   S: -68.58   E: 77.97   W: 77.97
  N: -69.4   S: -69.4   E: 76.22   W: 76.22

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Burgess, J.
Dataset Title: Environmental History of Small Lake Catchments in the Larsemann Hills, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-09-01
Stop Date: 1990-03-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints A pdf copy of two of the referenced papers are available for download from the provided URL to AAD staff only.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 3,104 kb
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Quilty P.G., Gillieson D., Burgess J., Gardiner G., Spate A., Pidgeon R. (1990), Ammoelphidiella from the Pliocene of Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica., Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 20, 1, 1-7
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-18

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