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A reconstruction of the record of volcanic processes within the vent of a large and explosive basaltic eruption in the Mawson Formation in the Allan Hills
Entry ID: K061_2001_2002_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: The contact relationship between volcanic deposits and surrounding country rocks of the Beacon Supergroup are steep over a large area. Beyond the landslide deposits along the contact between Beacon country rock and Mawson volcaniclastic rocks lies the Mawson itself. An area in which the remains of a single vent of the vent complex was well exposed, on both steep and subhorizontal ground surfaces, ... View entire text
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Description: Information about the investigators project
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.73   S: -78.73   E: 159.65   W: 159.65

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-11-28
Stop Date: 2001-12-22
ISO Topic Category
Quality Any remaining geological samples are lodged in the geology department, University of Otago. All data is in the MSc thesis. Some photographs and field notebooks may reside with the investigator.
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 3 479 7519
Fax: +64 4 479 7527
Email: james.white at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Geology department
Universoty of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Hood-Hills, S. 2004. Internal features of a single vent structure within a large phreatomagmatic vent complex, Allan Hills, Antarctica. MSc Thesis, Department of Geology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-13

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