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A detailed study of the origin of Olympus Granite Gneiss
Entry ID: K061_1986_1987_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: A detailed study of the Olympus Granite Gneiss with particular emphasis on foliation development and its relationship to deformation of Koettlitz Group metasediments, in an attempt to understand its origin was undertaken with a three stage investigation. Firstly, the Olympus Granite Gneiss in the Bull Pass area was studied and sampled with emphasis on its relation to Dais Granite. Secondly, the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.41   S: -77.58   E: 162.5   W: 161.0
Min Altitude: 90 Max Altitude: 1400

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-12-15
Stop Date: 1987-01-22
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 3 479 9670
Fax: +64 3 477 5232
Email: s.cox at gns.cri.nz
Contact Address:
GNS Science
764 Cumberland St
City: Dunedin
Postal Code: 9016
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Cox, S.C. Origin of Olympic granite-gneiss. New Zealand Antarctic record 8(1): 42-47, 1987.

Cox, S.C. Gneiss Geology - a structural perspective of foliated granitoids and their host rocks in the Wright Valley, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. M.Sc., University of Otago : . 1989.

Cox, S. Allibone, A.H. Petrogenesis of orthogneisses in the Dry Valleys region, South Victoria Land. Antarctic science 3(4): 405-417, 1991.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-13

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