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Glacial movement and sedimentation rate of the Mackay Glacier, Granite Harbour
Entry ID: K042_1982_1983_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Granite Harbour can be considered a 'closed basin' which collects sediment deposited from the Mackay Glacier Tongue. Study of this sedimentation system enables a more precise interpretation of the marine glacial contribution to recent McMurdo Sound - Ross Sea sediments and the older Cenozoic sediments underneath. A study to identify the main sources, transport processes and sinks, and to test our ... View entire text
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Description: The Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Research Centre homepage. The publications and data may be available through this group, otherwise contact the investigator.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.97   S: -76.97   E: 162.45   W: 162.45

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-10-23
Stop Date: 1982-12-26
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ISO Topic Category
Quality This study was for the requirements of PhD. All of the data should be contained in the thesis and related publications. Existing samples are held at Victoria University of Wellington and are to be curated in the 2009 year. Please contact the investigators for more information.
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
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Publications/References
Barrett, P.J. Pyne, A.R. MacPherson, A.J. Observations on the sea floor of McMurdo Sound and Granite Harbour. New Zealand Antarctic record 5(2): 16-22, 1983.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-07

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