Stratigraphy of the Pliocene Sorsdal Formation, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica
Entry ID: marine_plain_grain_size

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Summary
Abstract: The data are grain size analyses conducted by Geoscience Australia of samples collected during drilling the sections at Marine Plain. The results are summarised in the Antarctic science paper on the Stratigraphy of Marine Plain. MPDH2 means Marine Plain Drill Hole No. 2 and A, B are separate parts of the hole The site is marked on the map in the paper. Coordinates are listed on p, 206 of that ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.63   S: -68.63   E: 78.17   W: 78.11

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-10-25
Stop Date: 1994-10-26

Start Date: 1994-12-05
Stop Date: 1994-12-06
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 4.5 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: 4.1 Ma
Chrono Unit:
Quality The dates provided in temporal coverage relate to the dates laboratory work was carried out on the samples (specifically grain size analysis). They do not correspond to the dates that the samples were collected from Marine Plain.

See the referenced paper for further details.
Access Constraints These data are available for download from the provided URL. A pdf copy of the referenced paper and of the site maps are also available for download.
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: 591 kb
Distribution Format: csv, pdf
Fees: free

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 2.2 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6226 2814
Fax: +61 3 6223 2547
Email: P.Quilty at utas.edu.au
Contact Address:
GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT
GPO BOX 252-79
University of Tasmania
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Quilty, P.G., Lirio, J.M. and Jillett, D. (2000) Stratigraphy of the Pliocene Formation, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 12 (2): 205-216.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-07-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-11
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