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K-Ar and Rb-Sr dating of collected rocks from the Priestley Formation, Bowers/Wilson and Bowers/Robertson Bay Terrane boundaries in the Preistley and Mariner Glacier areas, North Victoria Land
Entry ID: K231_1990_1991_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: One of the best exposed geological cross sections of the Antarctic continent occurs in the northern sector of the Transantarctic Mountains along the west coast of the Ross Sea in North Victoria Land. Geological investigations of the region reveal a cross section of a late Precambrian-Palaeozoic mobile orogenic belt, segmented into distinctive 'terranes' and further disrupted by ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.0   S: -75.0   E: 170.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-12-10
Stop Date: 1991-01-22
ISO Topic Category
Quality No samples remain as they are destroyed in the analysis. Please contact the investigator for more information or refer to the publication.
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 3 479 9671
Fax: +64 3 477 5232
Email: c.adams at gns.cri.nz
Contact Address:
GNS Science
Private Bag 1930
City: Dunedin
Postal Code: 9054
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Adams, C.J. Höhndorf, A. 1991 Age of the metamorphic basement of Salamander and Lanterman ranges, northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Geological evolution of Antarctica; proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, Cambridge, 1987. Thomson, M.R.A. Crame, J.A. Thomson, J.W. (eds) Cambridge Cambridge University Press 521372666
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-05-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-22

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