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Topographical and geological surveys and biology and soil sampling of the Queen Maud Mountains bordering the Ross Ice Shelf between the Axel Heiberg and Shackleton Glaciers
Entry ID: K002_1963_1964_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Geological and topographical surveys were carried out in the mountains bordering the Ross Ice Shelf between the Axel Heiberg and Shackleton Glaciers. The objective was to establish what major rock units were present in the area and to map their distribution. Topographic surveys were conducted to enable maps of the area on a scale of approximately 1:100,000 to be drawn and used for base geological ... View entire text
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Description: GNS PET LAB data base which is a rock catalogue and geoanalytical database. The investigators which have samples in PET LAB for this study include 'V.R. McGregor and P.J. Barrett', Country = Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -84.0   S: -86.0   E: 170.0   W: -175.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1963-11-05
Stop Date: 1964-01-08
ISO Topic Category
Quality The remaining samples are held in the GNS PetLab collection. All results are 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
McGregor, V.R. 1964 Summary of the work of the 1963-1964 Southern Field Party in the Queen Maud Range, Antarctica. Geological Society of New Zealand newsletter 16: 14-20
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-17

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