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Geological examination, stratigraphic sections, mapping and sample collection of Beacon and Ferrar rocks and fossils in the area between the Skelton Neve and the Mackay Glacier
Entry ID: K042_1971_1972_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: Beacon and Ferrar rocks were studied just west of the Dry Valleys, between the Skelton Neve and the Mackay Glacier area. Detailed stratigraphic sections were measured with staff and level at Mistake Peak, Shapeless Mountain, Skew Peak, Mount Bastion, Robison Peak, Mount Fleming, Mount Feather, Mount Warren, Escalade Peak, Swartz Nunatak, Mount Kempe and Rotunda. Collections of rock samples were ... View entire text
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Description: The PETLAB database of GNS Science. Collected samples from the VUWAE 16th Expedition are catalogued here. Search under Collector = VUWAE 16 and Country = Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -78.33   E: 161.0   W: 159.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1971-11-18
Stop Date: 1972-01-17
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/

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Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
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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
Barrett, P.J. Grindley, G.W. Webb, P.N. 1972 The Beacon Supergroup of East Antarctica. Antarctic geology and geophysics: Symposium on Antarctic Geology and Solid Earth Geophysics, Oslo, 6-15 August 1970. Adie, R.J. (ed) Oslo Universitetsforlaget

Barrett, P.J. Webb, P.H. (eds) 1973 Stratigraphic sections of the Beacon Supergroup (Devonian and older [?] to Jurassic) in south Victoria Land. New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme (Working Group in Geology) Antarctic data series no. 3
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-01

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