Fieldwork and sampling at Loewe Massif-Amery Oasis
Entry ID: ASAC_1071_Loewe

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Abstract: At Loewe Massif and Amery Oasis, samples were taken;
--> for sediment analysis (XRF geochemistry and grain size)
--> for geochronology (cosmogenic isotope analysis).
The custodian for these samples is Dr Damian Gore, Macquarie University.

Lake sediment samples were taken from Lake Terrasovoje, Radok Lake and Beaver Lake. The custodian ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -71.0   E: 69.0   W: 65.0
Min Altitude: 0 METRES Max Altitude: 2500 METRES

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-12-01
Stop Date: 2004-03-01
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 2 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: 0 Ma
Chrono Unit:
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 15 metres
Longitude Resolution: 15 metres
Vertical Resolution: 40 metres
Quality Sampling sites were x-y-z Garmin 45 GPS located, altitude cross-checked with a Kestrel altimeter and occasionally a second GPS. Sampling sites were located on an OziExplorer base map.
Access Constraints The Sampling locations and photographs are available for download from the url given below. These include several excel spreadsheets. An additional excel spreadsheet (AMERY_Oasis - ASAC_1071_Loewe.XLS) and an accompanying word document are also available for download at the URL given below. The word document also describes data collected as part of metadata record:
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference at the provided URL when using these data.

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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: 130 MB
Distribution Format: Images, excel, word
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 2 9850 8391
Fax: +61 2 9850 8420
Email: damian.gore at
Contact Address:
Department of Physical Geography
Macquarie University
City: Marsfield
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2109
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-01-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-28
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