Geological mapping in the northern part of the Blue Glacier, Ferrar Glacier, Taylor Valley and at specific localities in the Wright Valley
Entry ID: K002_1980_1981_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Detailed geological mapping was completed in the northern part of the Blue Glacier, Ferrar Glacier, Taylor Valley and at specific localities in the Wright Valley. The sites visited include the Arth Allan Thomas Hills, the Overflow Glacier region, Decent Pass, Kitticararra and Overflow Glaciers area, the Mt Barne area, Peak 1004 and the Howard Glacier, Cathedral Rocks and Dun Glacier region, the north side of Ferrar Glacier to the west of Sentinel Peak, Mt Lister, the Dais in the Wright Valley and Lake Vida in the Victoria Valley to compare granites, the basement geology between the Kukri Hills, Cavendish Rocks and Windy Gully, the Upper Taylor Valley and the middle Wright Valley to study Olympus Granite gneiss, the Asgard Formation and their relationship to Dais granite.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.33   S: -78.0   E: 164.0   W: 161.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-11-07
Stop Date: 1981-01-13
ISO Topic Category
Quality The location of the investigator is unknown.
The publications cover the results. Geology field notebooks exist for this investigation with a total of 5 books (3 books from RH Findlay, 2 books from D Craw). All have field sketches, notes and references to collected samples with numbers. Field notebooks are stored at GNS Science, New Zealand. Please contact Dr Simon Cox for more ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
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Publications/References
Craw, D. Findlay, R.H. Hydrothermal alteration of Lower Ordovician granitoids and Devonian Beacon Sandstone at Taylor Glacier, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 27(4): 465-475, 1984.

Findlay, R.H. Skinner, D.N.B. Craw, D. Lithostratigraphy and structure of the Koettlitz Group, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 27: 513-536, 1984.

Findlay, R.H. 1991 Antarctica. The Phanerozoic geology of the world I: The Palaeozoic, A. Moullade, M., Nairn, A.E. (eds), Amsterdam, Oxford, New York, Tokyo Elsevier Findlay, R.H. 1982 Basement geology of the McMurdo Sound region - report to R.D.R.C. Hobart
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-26
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