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Examination of the chemistry, physics and sedimentology of Lake Wilson, Waikato Valley, Brown Hills Region
Entry ID: K009_1974_1975_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Lake Wilson was examined to see if it contained permanent water. The thickness of the ice was described. 36 holes were drilled and the bathymetry was mapped. Surface sediment samples were collected from most drill holes and the sedimentology described. The temperature throughout the lake was measured and the conductivity was determined down to 70m depth. Samples of water down to 52m were collected and analysed for isotopic content. The chemistry of waters of greater depth could not be determined because of the unexpected depth of the lake.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -80.5   S: -80.5   E: 160.0   W: 160.0

Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
K009_1969_1990_NZ_1

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-11-01
Stop Date: 1974-12-17
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Quality Data contained within the logistics report of the event submitted to Antarctica New Zealand, the following can be found:
Figure 1: Bathymetry of Lake Wilson, Brown Hills, South Victoria Land, Antarctica.
Figure 2: Physical limnology of Lake Wilson showing temperature and measured chloride conc and postulated chloride conc.
Figure 3: Chemical composition of the upper waters of Lake Wilson including Na, Mg, K and Ca.
Table 1: Analysis of Lake Waters of Lake Wilson (depth, SO4, Na, K, Mg, Ca, Cl concs)
Table 2: Analysis of other Antarctic waters (Site, Mg, Ca, Na, K, Cl)
Table 3: Summary of Antarctic U/Th dates (Sample number and location, U ppm, U234/U238, Age x 10-3, comments)

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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 7 856 2889 Ext 4381 Or 4392
Fax: +64 7 838 4218
Email: c.hendy at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Chemistry
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Hendy, C.H. Late quaternary lakes in the McMurdo Sound region of Antarctica. Geografiska annaler 82A(2-3): 411-432, 2000.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20

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