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The geological evolution of the Mawson Coast/Framnes Mountains
Entry ID: ASAC_177

Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 177
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From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers:

The high-grade metamorphic rocks of the Colbeck Archipelago comprise granulite facies metasedimentary gneisses and charnockitic gneisses of three ages. A suite of rocks previously mapped as the Colbeck Gneiss is shown to be composite in age ... View entire text
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Description: Public information for ASAC project 177
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -67.0   E: 62.5   W: 61.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Clarke, G.L.
Dataset Title: The geological evolution of the Mawson Coast/Framnes Mountains
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-09-30
Stop Date: 1997-03-31
Paleo Temporal Coverage
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Quality Values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

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Australian Antarctic Division
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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Distribution Size: 29 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
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University of Sydney
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Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2006
Country: Australia
Clarke G., Norman T. (1993), Generation of pseudotachylite under granulite facies conditions, and preservation during cooling., Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 11, 319
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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