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Geological investigation of the stratigraphic succession through the thickest portion of the Bowers Groups and rock and fossil samples for paleontological and depositional dating, Bowers Mountains, Northern Victoria Land
Entry ID: K051_1973_1974_NZ_1

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Abstract: The Lower Paleozoic rocks of North Victoria Land occupy a key position in any reconstruction of the New Zealand/Australian/Antarctic segment of Gondwanaland. To know the precise age of the Antarctic sequence and its geological history, is therefore an important component. Fieldwork was carried out to establish a stratigraphic succession through the thickest and most completely developed portion ... View entire text
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  N: -70.0   S: -73.0   E: 167.0   W: 162.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-11-10
Stop Date: 1975-01-07
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Quality All remaining samples and thin sections of all the analysed rocks are kept in the University of Canterbury geological rock collection. For more information, please contact the investigator or the department.
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Bradshaw, J.D. Andrews, P.B. Field, B.D. Swanson Formation and related rocks of Marie Byrd Land and a comparison with the Robertson Bay Group of northern Victoria Land. in: Antarctic earth science.Oliver R.L. James P.R. Jago J.B. (eds) Canberra: Australian Academy of Science. 1983. pp.274-279

Bradshaw, J.D. 2007. The Ross Orogen and the Lachlan Fold Belt in Marie Byrd ... View entire text
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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