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Investigations of the moraines and raised marine deposits and fossils at Black Island and Brown Peninsula, McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K042_1964_1965_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: In the 1963-64 field season, a helicopter reconnaissance was conducted at White Island, Black Island and Brown Peninsula. The reconnaissance showed that there was scope for a comprehensive survey of the bedrock and superficial geology of Black Island and Brown Peninsula. In the following season these areas were visited for investigations of the moraines and raised marine deposits. Almost nothing ... View entire text
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Description: The PETLAB database of GNS Science. Soil and rock samples from the VUWAE 8th Expedition are catalogued here. Search under Collector = VUWAE 9 and Country = Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.0   S: -78.3   E: 168.0   W: 165.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1964-01-01
Stop Date: 1965-01-01
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Quality All data relating to this study can be found in the publications. Rock and fossil samples are catalogued in the PETLAB database and are held at either GNS Science or Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
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COMPLETE
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

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Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
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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
Vella, P. 1969 Surficial geological sequence, Black Island and Brown Peninsula, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 12(4): 761-770

Cole, J.W. Ewart, A. 1968 Contributions to the volcanic geology of the Black Island, Brown Peninsula and Cape Bird areas, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 11(4): 793-828
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-02

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