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Geochemical studies on the rocks in the McMurdo Sound region
Entry ID: K042_1977_1978_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Geochemical studies were conducted in the McMurdo Sound region. Mossbauer spectrocopic studies of Desert Varnish, the physical and chemical weathering processes of the lavas on Ross Island and bedrock and soils of the Dry Valleys were investigated. 1) Mossbauer spectroscopic study of desert varnish: Samples of dolerite, granite, sandstone and quartzite heavily stained with desert varnish were ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -78.25   E: 168.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1977-11-21
Stop Date: 1978-01-10
ISO Topic Category
Quality All data relating to this study can be found in the publication.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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
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
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Publications/References
Glasby, G.P. McPherson, J.G. Kohn, B.P. Johnston, J.H. Keys, J.R. Freeman, A.G. Tricker, M.J. 1981 Desert varnish in southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 24: 389-397
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-01

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