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Survey of soils in the Scott Glacier Region
Entry ID: K150_1969_1970_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Soils in the region of the Robert Scott Glacier was surveyed and sampled. This project was undertaken in conjunction with work by R Katz and B Waterhouse from Geological Survey. The sites visited include Mt Mooney, La Gorce Basin, Mt Blackburn, Mt Russell, Griffith Glacier and Long Valley, Mt Zanuck and Zanuck Basin, Danfarth Ridge and O'Brien Peak.
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Description: The Ross Sea Region Soils database, run by Landcare Research, New Zealand, stores information on soil site and soil pit horizon data from 35 years of soil studies by the investigators and their associates. There are >900 sites in the database but they are currently not sorted.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -85.0   S: -87.0   E: -153.0   W: -155.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1969-11-17
Stop Date: 1970-01-19
ISO Topic Category
Quality The data is described in the publications. All existing samples are held by Landcare Research in their Ross Sea Region Soils Database.
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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: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 64 3 547 3329
Fax: 64 3 547 3329
Email: iaincampbell at xtra.co.nz
Contact Address:
Land and Soil Consultancy Services
23 View Mount
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Katz, H.R. Waterhouse, B.C. 1970 Geological reconnaissance of the Scott Glacier area, south-eastern Queen Maud Range, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 13(4): 1030-1037
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-25

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