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Surveys and detailed investigations of Holocene raised beaches on the Victoria Land coast from Spike Cape to Depot Island
Entry ID: K052_1984_1985_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: The Holocene raised beaches along the Victoria Land coast from Spike Cape north to Depot Island were investigated. Raised beach ridge suites contain records of relative sea level change that can provide both an important input to and verification of ice sheet reconstruction models. The aim of this study was to obtain detailed information from the sites which were visited, to describe the new ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.3   S: -77.3   E: 163.57   W: 163.57  
2.   N: -77.23   S: -77.23   E: 163.5   W: 163.5  
3.   N: -77.03   S: -77.03   E: 163.2   W: 163.2  
4.   N: -76.88   S: -76.88   E: 162.73   W: 162.73  
5.   N: -76.82   S: -76.82   E: 162.97   W: 162.97  
6.   N: -76.73   S: -76.73   E: 163.02   W: 163.02  
7.   N: -76.7   S: -76.7   E: 162.97   W: 162.97  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-10-21
Stop Date: 1984-11-13
ISO Topic Category
Quality The data is reported in the publications. The bone samples collected were all sent to the NZ C14 dating lab (now GNS) and used in the dating process. The ages were published in the papers listed. No other samples exist.
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
Phone: +61 7 4781 4811
Fax: +61 7 4781 4020
Email: Mark.Mabin at jcu.edu.au
Contact Address:
SCHOOL OF TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT
STUDIES AND GEOGRAPHY
JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY
City: TOWNSVILLE
Province or State: Queensland
Postal Code: 4811
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Colhoun, E.A. Mabin, M.C.G. Adamson, D.A. Kirk, R.M. 1992 Antarctic ice volume and contribution to sea-level fall at 20,000yr BP from raised beaches. Nature 358(6384): 316-319

Mabin, M.C.G. 1985 14C ages for ‘Heroic Era’ penguin and seal bones from Inexpressible Island, Terra Nova Bay, north Victoria Land. New Zealand Antarctic record 6(2): 24-25

Mabin, M.C.G. 1986 Glacial geology of Spike ... View entire text
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-19

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