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Topographical and geological surveys and biology and soil sampling of the area between the Mawson and Preistly Glaciers, North Victoria Land
Entry ID: K002_1962_1963_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Survey work sufficient to provide ground control for topographical mapping was carried out. The area mapped included the part of North Victoria Land bounded by the Mawson Glacier in the south and extending to and including the Campbell Glacier and Wood Bay areas in the north. A total of 18 survey stations were occupied and of these, four were fixed by observations to NS and EW pairs of daylight ... View entire text
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Description: GNS PET LAB data base which is a rock catalogue and geoanalytical database. Do a simple query under the investigators name and country = Antarctica
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -74.0   S: -76.5   E: 164.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1962-11-07
Stop Date: 1963-01-29
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Quality The entire collection of fresh water algae, mosses, lichens and seaweed were transferred to the Dominion Museum along with several locality maps, now known as Te Papa. Te Papa confirms that in their WELT herbarium they have ~225 lichen samples from this expedition and a smaller number of mosses. No other biological samples were found.

For more information or access to these samples, please contact:

Pat Brownsey
Seniour Curator Natural Environment
Te Papa Museum
PO Box 467,
Wellington, New Zealand
Email: PatB@tepapa.govt.nz
Ph: +64 (0)4 381 7000
Fax: +64 (0)4 381 7070


The remaining rock and soil samples are held in the GNS PetLab collection. All results are in the publications.
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 4 570 4689
Fax: +64 4 570 4600
Email: d.skinner at gns.cri.nz
Contact Address:
GNS Science
PO BOX 30368
City: Lower Hutt
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Skinner, D.N.B. Ricker, J. Geology of the region between the Mawson and Priestley Glaciers, north Victoria Land, Antarctica. Part 1 - basement meta-sedimentary and igneous rocks. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 11(4): 1009-1040, 1968.

Skinner, D.N.B. Ricker, J. Geology of the region between the Mawson and Priestley Glaciers, north Victoria Land, Antarctica. Part 2 - ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-11

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