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Examination of recent marine deposits and local geology at Cape Barne, Cape Bird and Cape Crozier, Ross Island, Antarctica
Entry ID: K042_1969_1970_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Recent marine deposits were discovered at Cape Barne, Ross Island. A number of well preserved shell layers exposed beside the frozen lakes being Cape Barne, at 30m asl were investigated. Upon examination of the molluscan and bryozoan fragments, it was clear that living shells similar to the discovered fossils have only been trawled from waters deeper than 63 m, indicating that the mode of ... View entire text
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Description: The PETLAB database of GNS Science. Search under Collector = P. Kyle and Country = Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.1   S: -78.0   E: 170.0   W: 166.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1969-11-19
Stop Date: 1969-12-09
ISO Topic Category
Quality All data relating to this study can be found in the publications. Collected samples are catalogued in the PETLAB database and are held at either GNS Science or Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
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
Hendy, C.H., Neall, V.E. And Wilson, A.T. 1969, Recent marine deposits from Cape Barne, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. New Zealand Journal of Geol. Geophys. 12: 707-712.
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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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