Antarctic ice sheet history and stability: baseline palaeoclimate research on the Pagodroma Group, Prince Charles Mountains.
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Abstract: Detailed sedimentary information and palaeontological samples were collected from Battye Glacier Formation, of the Pagodroma Group in the Prince Charles Mountains, an area where little information is presently available. The mid to Upper Cenozoic Pagodroma Group provides direct evidence for past changes in climate and glacial environments from deep within the Antarctic continent. Evidence from ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -70.54   S: -70.54   E: 68.11   W: 68.11
Min Altitude: 300 M Max Altitude: 300 M
  N: -70.71   S: -70.71   E: 68.11   W: 68.11
Min Altitude: 300 M Max Altitude: 300 M
  N: -70.71   S: -70.71   E: 68.1   W: 68.1
Min Altitude: 300 M Max Altitude: 300 M
  N: -70.71   S: -70.71   E: 68.1   W: 68.1
Min Altitude: 300 M Max Altitude: 300 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-11-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-20
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Australian Antarctic Division
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Whitehead, J. M. and Harwood D. M. (Unknown), Stratigraphy of the Battye Glacier Formation, Amery Oasis, Prince Charles Mountains, Antarctica.
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DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-28
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