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Geological investigations of the fault lines in the rocks of the Transantarctic Mountains in the area of the Wilson Piedmont Glacier to understand uplift of the mountain range
Entry ID: K112_1997_1998_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Inferred fault lines in the rocks of the Transantarctic Mountains in the area of the Wilson Piedmont Glacier were investigated to add to the understanding of the uplift of the mountain range. Specifically, the Precambrian to Holocene geology of the Wilson Piedmont Glacier area was surveyed to i) define the eastern limits and geometry of the marker horizons which could serve to identify faults, ... View entire text
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Description: Rock samples are catalogued on the PETLAB database. Search under Collector for I.M. Turnbull, P.J. Forsyth, N. Mortimer and Country = Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -77.75   E: 164.0   W: 162.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-11-12
Stop Date: 1997-12-23
ISO Topic Category
Quality All data is in the publications. Rock samples are held by GNS and are catalogued in the PETLAB database. Please contact the investigator for more information.
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 3 479 9678
Fax: +64 3 477 5232
Email: I.Turnbull at gns.cri.nz
Contact Address:
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd
Private Bag 1930
City: Dunedin
Postal Code: 1930
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Forsyth, P. J.; Mortimer, N.; Turnbull, I. M. 2002: Plutonic rocks from the Cape Roberts hinterland: Wilson Piedmont Glacier, Southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Terra Antartica 9(2): 57-72.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-30

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