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Examination of the distribution of salts in ice free areas of the McMurdo Dry Valleys and Ross Island
Entry ID: K042_1972_1973_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The distribution of salts in the ice free areas of south Victoria Land were plotted and the physical and chemical forms of salts accumulating in these areas was established to determine the origin and mechanism of migration of these salts. Detailed and systematic sampling of salt deposits was performed at Capes Evans, Royds and Bird, the Dellbridge Islands, Hut Point Peninsula, Mt Erebus (above ... View entire text
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Description: Collected samples are held in the PETLAB database of GNS Science. Search under Collector = JR Keys and Country = Antarctica.

Description: This study was pat of a PhD thesis and this is an online link for the thesis of J.R. Keys
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.1   S: -78.0   E: 170.0   W: 166.0  
2.   N: -77.25   S: -77.75   E: 164.0   W: 160.0  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-10-20
Stop Date: 1972-12-28
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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
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: 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
Keys, J.R. 1979 Distribution of salts in the McMurdo region, with analyses from the saline discharge area at the terminus of the Taylor Glacier. Wellington Victoria University of Wellington Geology Department publication no.14 Antarctic data series no. 8
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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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