Locations of Rock Samples Collected for U-Th-He Dating, 2000
Entry ID: Dry_Valleys_U-Th-He_Rocks

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Summary
Abstract: List of field-based rock identification and locations, collected for
U-Th-He thermochronometry by House, Encarnacion, and Farley, December
2002. Heavy mineral separates were prepared from most of these
rocks. Geochronology is not yet complete.

Geographic Coverage
 N: -77.18 S: -77.95  E: 160.56  W: 164.31

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kenneth A. Farley


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > MCMURDO DRY VALLEYS
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: .005
Longitude Resolution: .005
Vertical Resolution: 3 m


Science Keywords
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >IGNEOUS ROCKS    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >METAMORPHIC ROCKS    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >SEDIMENTARY ROCKS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Keywords
Dry Valleys
Ferrar dolerite
Granite Harbor intrusives
apatite
zircon
geochronology
helium


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.gps.caltech.edu/
Dataset ID: Dry Valleys U-Th-He

Data Center Personnel
Name: KENNETH A. FARLEY
Phone: (626) 395-6005
Fax: (626) 568-0935
Email: farley at gps.caltech.edu
Contact Address:
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
California Institute of Technology
MS 170-25
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91125
Country: USA


Personnel
KENNETH A. FARLEY
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (626) 395-6005
Fax: (626) 568-0935
Email: farley at gps.caltech.edu
Contact Address:
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
California Institute of Technology
MS 170-25
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91125
Country: USA


KENNETH A. FARLEY
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (626) 395-6005
Fax: (626) 568-0935
Email: farley at gps.caltech.edu
Contact Address:
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
California Institute of Technology
MS 170-25
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91125
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-07-02

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