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The structure and origin of the Strand Moraines, McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K042_1983_1984_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Geological work on the Strand Moraines, an area believed to be partly grounded ice cored moraine, that may be a relic of the Last Glaciation 20,000-50,000 years ago, was conducted. A study to account for the origin of the moraines and to relate this to the Antarctic Ice Sheet History was conducted. The orientations of the internal ice structure and ice bound sediment layers was structurally mapped ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.73   S: -77.73   E: 164.5   W: 164.5

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-12-13
Stop Date: 1983-12-17
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Quality This study was conducted for the requirements of an BSc thesis. The data can be found in the publications. Samples available throught he PETLAB geoanalytical database.
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 9 438 9529
Contact Address:
Cook Costello, Consulting Engineers
Norfolk House
City: Whangarei
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Currie, P.J. 1984. The structure and origin of the Strand Moraines, Antarctica. BSc Hons thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Pyne, A. (comp) 1984 Immediate report of Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition 1983-84. Wellington Antarctic Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-07

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