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Geological mapping and investigations of the Permian Maya Erosion Surface, Metschel Tillite, Pre-Pleistocene tills and Wellar Coal Measures in the Upper Taylor Glacier area and Coombs Hills
Entry ID: K042_1977_1978_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Geological investigation in the upper Taylor Glacier was conducted and had three objectives; 1) To locate and examine at Kennar Valley, Finger Mountain and Mount Feather, within the Quartermain Mountains on the southern side of the Upper Taylor Glacier, exposures of the Permian Maya Erosion Surface underlying the Victoria Group Metschel Tillite. Detailed field mapping was carried out to detail the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.7   S: -78.25   E: 161.0   W: 160.0  
2.   N: -76.63   S: -76.85   E: 160.5   W: 159.5  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1977-12-09
Stop Date: 1978-01-14

Start Date: 1979-12-05
Stop Date: 1979-12-22
ISO Topic Category
Quality All data relating to this study can be found in the publications.
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
Brady, H.T. McKelvey, B.C. 1979 The interpretation of a Tertiary tillite at Mount Feather, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Journal of glaciology 22(86): 189-193
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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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