Geological investigations of the Cambrian and Beacon sediments in the Bryd Glacier/Darwin Glacier region
Entry ID: K042_1978_1979_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Cambrian and Beacon sediments in the Byrd Glacier region of the Darwin Mountains were investigated. The sites visited included Mt Rainbow, Kiwi Pass, Mt Egerton, Mt Durnford, Mt Field, Mt Tuatara, Disky Ridge, Johnston Ridge, Tentacle Ridge, Haskell Ridge and Fingers Ridge.

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Description: Collected samples are held in the PETLAB database of GNS Science. Search under Collector = CJ Burgess and Country = Antarctica.


Geographic Coverage
 N: -79.0 S: -81.0  E: 158.5  W: 156.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-11-16
Stop Date: 1979-01-18


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA > DARWIN MOUNTAINS
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR


Science Keywords
SOLID EARTH >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES >TECTONIC LANDFORMS    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >ROCKS/MINERALS/CRYSTALS >IGNEOUS ROCKS    [Definition]
SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >PLATE TECTONICS >STRATIGRAPHIC SEQUENCE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Platform
FIELD SURVEYS    [Information]
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS    [Information]
FIELD INVESTIGATION    [Information]


Instrument
VISUAL OBSERVATIONS    [Information]


Quality
All data relating to this study can be found in the publications. Collected samples are catalogued in the PETLAB database and are held at either GNS Science or Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand


Personnel
CEISHA POIROT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: c.poirot at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand


SHULAMIT GORDON
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand


Publications/References
Anderson, J.M. 1979 The geology of the Taylor Group, Beacon Supergroup, Byrd Glacier area, Antarctica. New Zealand Antarctic record 2(1): 6-11

Burgess, C.J. Lammerink, W. 1979 Geology of the Shackleton limestone (Cambrian) in the Byrd Glacier area. New Zealand Antarctic record 2(1): 12-16

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-01

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