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Geological and survey operations between the Nimrod and Beardmore Glaciers 1959-1960
Entry ID: K002_1959_1960_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: As part of the TransAntarctic Expedition, the Victoria Land mountain chain extending from Cape Adare to the Horlick Mountains was surveyed during the 1957-1959 field seasons. Two large unmapped areas remained. In the 1959-1960 season The area between the Nimrod and Beardmore Glaciers was surveyed and geological investigations were conducted. Samples were collected along the entire route and the ... View entire text
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Description: The GNS PETLAB database where rock samples are held. Search under R.I. Walcott as Collector and Antarctica as Country.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -80.0   S: -84.0   E: 175.0   W: 158.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1959-11-28
Stop Date: 1960-01-18
ISO Topic Category
Quality The data is in the publications and existing rock samples are lodged in the PETLAB database. Archived material may be at Land Information 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: INVESTIGATOR
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Publications/References
Hunt, P.J. 1962 New Zealand Survey Expeditions in the Ross Dependency. Chartered surveyor 95(4): 196-202
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-30

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