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Collaborative Research: Constraining the Petrogenesis and Mantle Source of Adare Basin Seamount Lavas
Entry ID: NSF-ANT05-38266

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Abstract: This award supports the study of lava samples from seamounts in the Cape Adare region of the western Ross Sea. Volcanism in this area is poorly understood, and the geochemistry of these lavas may offer new insight into regional geodynamics and global mantle geochemistry. Because the Cape Adare seamounts are located on oceanic lithosphere, they may be free of the contamination that affects lavas ... View entire text
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Description: Adare_Basin_Smts_Mtedata.xls, Adare_Basin_Smts_Elemental.xls

Description: NSF Award Abstract #0538266
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.84   S: -71.51   E: 173.49   W: 171.82

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-10-01
Stop Date: 2008-09-30
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Dataset ID: NSF-ANT05-38266

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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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University of California-San Diego
Scripps Inst of Oceanography
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92037
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-12-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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