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Examination of fossilized biota, especially barnacles, of the Scallop Hill Formation and Taylor Formation groups to reconstruct the palaeoenvironment
Entry ID: K241_1985_1986_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Barnacles are useful in palaeobathymetry and in palaeotemperature studies. However, barnacle plates are elusive in the field, and when fractured may be overlooked by the field geologist. The palaeoecology of Quaternary limestone’s in the Scott Base and McMurdo Sound area was investigated. The biota, especially the barnacles, of the Scallop Hill Formation, Taylor Formation, and any other associated ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.33   S: -77.67   E: 163.0   W: 161.0  
2.   N: 77.58   S: -77.75   E: 163.5   W: 162.5  
3.   N: -78.1   S: -78.1   E: 165.41   W: 165.41  
4.   N: -77.55   S: -77.55   E: 166.15   W: 166.15  
5.   N: -78.13   S: -78.13   E: 167.4   W: 167.4  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-10-31
Stop Date: 1985-12-10
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Quality No publications could be found from this study. Samples may still exist at the University of Auckland.
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Data Set Progress
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
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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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-23

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