Determination of the Sirius Group (Neogene deposits) mode of deposition at Allan Hills, Mt Feather and Table Mountain
Entry ID: K042_1997_2001_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: An ancient glacial deposit termed the Sirius Group is a collection of Neogene deposits that crop out at high elevations throughout the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM). The paleoflow direction and how the Sirius Group was deposited, whether by valley glacier or continental ice sheet, by wet or dry based glacial ice or by a single depositional event or several overriding events was determined at ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.58   S: -76.83   E: 160.0   W: 159.42

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-12-09
Stop Date: 1997-12-19
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ISO Topic Category
Quality All data is contained in the publication. Rock samples have been catalogued and are stored at Victoria University of Wellington, available through the PETLAB database. Possible samples available from other investigators but its uncertain whether or not they are catalogued. For more information, please contact the investigators.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 4 463 5336
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Email: peter.barrett at vuw.ac.nz
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Victoria University of Wellington
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Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Atkins, C. Barrett, P. Field report for 1997 on glacial deposits at Allan Hills, Antarctica. Wellington, New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington. 2000. [Antarctic data series no. 22]

Atkins, C.B. Barrett, P.J. Hicock, S.R. Cold glaciers erode and deposit: evidence from Allan Hills, Antarctica. Geology 30(7): 659-662, 2002.

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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-02
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