Geological investigation into the mode of origin of the Wright and Taylor Valleys
Entry ID: K042_1969_1970_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: The Labyrinth area in the Wright Valley is an unusual area of very steep gullies with flat treads between, which form a box canyon type topography. The mode of origin of the area is a controversial issue with many theories on how it was formed. The Wright Valley was investigated to try and elucidate the history of the valley by mapping of glacial and associated deposits, together with a study of ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.4   S: -77.6   E: 163.0   W: 160.0

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Quality All data relating to this study can be found in the publications. Collected samples are catalogued in the PETLAB database and are held at either GNS Science or Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
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Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
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Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: c.poirot at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Cole, J.W. Kyle, P.R. Neall, V.E. 1971 Contributions to Quaternary geology of Cape Crozier, White Island and Hut Point Peninsula, McMurdo Sound region, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 14(3): 528-546

Selby, M.J. Wilson, A.T. 1971 The origin of the Labyrinth, Wright Valley, Antarctica. Geological Society of America bulletin 82: 471-476
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-01
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