Sorsdal Formation (Sediments) GIS data, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills
Entry ID: vestfold_sediments_gis

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset consists of two polygons representing areas of sediment known as the Sorsdal Formation in Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica.
These are part of the Antarctic Specially Protected Area No.143.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.62   S: -68.65   E: 78.19   W: 78.1

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
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MAPS Ancillary Description
Quality The features were digitised from Figure 2 in the paper referenced below. The resulting data were georeferenced and clipped/extended to match the existing Vestfold Hills coastline data.
The data are shown in Map D of the Marine Plain Management Plan. Refer to a link below.
The data has been formatted according to the SCAR Feature Catalogue. Refer to a link below.
The dates given in temporal coverage are approximate only. Only the years are correct. Dates more accurate than year are not known.

Usually mapped using a Universal Transverse Mercator projection, Zone 44
Access Constraints The data is available for download from a Related URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference at the provided URL when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 2.26 MB
Distribution Format: shapefiles
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3577
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: gis at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Publications/References
P.G.Quilty, J.M.Lirio and D.Jillett, Stratigraphy of the Pliocene Sorsdal Formation, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica; Antarctic Science 12 (2): 205-216 (2000)
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-09-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-12
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