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Using diamict and glacio-tectonised samples to determine previous glacial overriding in the Allan Hills nunatak
Entry ID: K042_1999_2000_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The character and form of previous glacial overriding in the Allan Hills nunatak was determined by describing and quantifying the glacio-tectonised bedrock from Sirius related glaciations. The Sirius Group is an ancient glacial deposit that crops out at high elevations throughout the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM). Sirius diamicts (50) were sampled for analysis using the micromorphology technique ... View entire text
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Description: The Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Research Centre homepage. All publications and data will be available through this group.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.58   S: -76.83   E: 160.0   W: 159.42

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-12-16
Stop Date: 1999-01-15
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ISO Topic Category
Quality This study was conducted for the requirements of an PhD thesis. The data can be found in the thesis and related 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: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 4 463 5336
Fax: +64 4 463 5186
Email: peter.barrett at vuw.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctic Research Centre
Victoria University of Wellington
PO BOX 600
City: Wellington
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Lloyd Davies, M.T., Atkins, C.B., van der Meer, J.J.M., Barrett, P.J., Hicock, S.R. 2009. Evidence for cold-based glacial activity in the Allan Hills, Antarctica. Quaternary science reviews. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.08.002
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-02-23

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