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Geological mapping and examination of the Beacon SuperGroup in Victoria Land: Beacon Heights, Skelton Neve, Portal Mountain and Horseshoe Mountains, Allan Hills, Darwin Mountains and Victoria Valley area
Entry ID: K042_1970_1971_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The stratigraphy of the Beacon Super Group in the Beacon Heights was previously described. This study was continued this season, extending the stratigraphy northward to the Mackay Glacier and southward to the Darwin Glacier to help establish a sound regional stratigraphic framework, a necessity for future petrologic and paleogeographic studies and for regional geological mapping. The areas visited ... View entire text
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Description: The PETLAB database of GNS Science. Collected samples from the VUWAE 15th Expedition are catalogued here. Search under Collector = VUWAE 15 and D Reid and Country = Antarctica.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -79.0   E: 165.0   W: 155.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-11-07
Stop Date: 1971-02-01
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
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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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
Askin, R.A. Barrett, P.J. Curreen, S. Young, G. 1971 Stratigraphic sections of the Beacon Supergroup (Devonian and older [?] to Jurassic) in the Darwin Mountains, Antarctica. Wellington Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic data series no. 1
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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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