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Geological investigations and collection of fossil specimens from the Sledgers Glacier-Mariner Glacier region to determine the geological history and environment of deposition of the region
Entry ID: K003_1974_1982_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The eastern part of the Bower Group in the Mariner Glacier area and the central western part of the Bowers Group in the Black Glacier-Sledger Glacier area were visited and examined to search for fossils and examine the stratigraphic sequence. It was hoped that the fossil collections would enable an age determination of the rocks, provide information to help deduce the environment of deposition of ... View entire text
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Description: All fossil localities are entered in the NZ Fossil Record Electronic Database accessible through the web.

Description: All collections are held in the National Paleontological Collections at GNS Science, Lower Hutt.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -71.33   S: -72.67   E: 163.83   W: 162.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-11-10
Stop Date: 1975-01-07

Start Date: 1981-11-17
Stop Date: 1982-01-03
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Quality All fossil localities are entered in the NZ Fossil Record Electronic Database accessible through the web. All collections are held in the National Paleontological Collections at GNS Science, Lower Hutt. All results are contained within the publications. For more information, please contact the investigator.
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COMPLETE
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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 4 570 4853
Fax: +64 4 570 4600
Email: R.Cooper at gns.cri.nz
Contact Address:
GNS Science
PO BOX 30368
City: Lower Hutt
Postal Code: 5040
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Cooper, R.A. Jago, J. McKinnon, D.I. Simes, J.E. Braddock, P.E. 1976 Cambrian fossils from the Bowers Group, northern Victoria Land, Antarctica (preliminary note). New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 19(2): 283-288
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-09-21

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