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Geological examination, mapping and sampling of the Mawson Volcano breccias at Shapeless Mountain and Allan Hills
Entry ID: K042_1972_1973_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: A detailed study and sampling programme of the Mawson volcano breccia was carried out at Shapeless Mountain and on neighbouring Mistake Peak. Paleomagnetic measurements were used to determine the temperature of emplacement of dykes and flows of Mawson Volcano breccia in the Shapeless Mountain area. The lithology of the breccia varied quite considerable, both in clast and matrix composition, and ... View entire text
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Description: Collected samples are held in the PETLAB database of GNS Science. Search under Collector = R Plume and Country = Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.4   S: -77.5   E: 160.5   W: 160.15  
2.   N: -76.72   S: -76.72   E: 159.67   W: 159.67  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-11-18
Stop Date: 1973-01-12

Start Date: 1973-11-12
Stop Date: 1973-12-28
ISO Topic Category
Quality All data relating to this study can be found in the publications. Collected samples are catalogued in the PETLAB database and are held at either GNS Science or Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
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
Allis, R., Crump, J., Hunt, T., Keys, J. And Kyle, P. 1973. Immediate report of Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition 1972-73, Wellington, New Zealand, 39pp.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-01

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