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Examination of the Buckeye Tillite formation, the trace fossils within the Devonian Horlick formation and the Permian Coal Measure in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains
Entry ID: K026_1983_1984_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: A second season of field work was undertaken in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains as a three fold geological study to complete the stratigraphy of the area. This included an analysis of the abundant trace fossils of the Devonian Horlick Formation, a detailed assessment of the glacial Buckeye Formation and post-glacial Discovery Ridge Formation, and a study of the very thick overlying ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -84.75   S: -84.75   E: 114.0   W: 114.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-11-11
Stop Date: 1984-01-10
ISO Topic Category
Quality Canterbury Museum holds over 2000 rock specimens from Antarctica. Most of these represent the lithologies of the Beacon Supergroup of rocks and were collected during several NZARP events over a number of seasons in the 1970s and 1980s. The collections were made at a number of sites in the Transantarctic Mountains of Victoria Land. In addition, small collections were made at Cape Adare and Cape ... View entire text
Access Constraints Access to samples follows the specifications of Canterbury Museum.
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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 3 364 2987 ext 3892
Fax: +64 3 364 2769
Email: margaret.bradshaw at canterbury.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
City: Christchurch
Postal Code: 8140
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Bradshaw, M. 2010. Devonian trace fossils of the Horlick Formation, Ohio Range, Antarctica: Systematic description and palaeoenvironmental interpretation. Ichnos 17: 58-114.

Bradshaw, M.A. Permian nonmarine bivalves from the Ohio Range, Antarctica. Alcheringa 8: 305-309, 1984.

Bradshaw, M.A. McCartan, L. Kellogg, K. Reconnaissance geologic map of the Ohio Range, Transantarctic ... View entire text
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-11-01

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