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An Elemental Analysis of the Glacial Deposits of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Entry ID: ASAC_135

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Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 135

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Vestfold Hills, Antarctica exhibits marked contrasts in the weathering surface and glacial sediments between its eastern and western parts. The boundary between these zones coincides with a regional chemical boundary termed the 'salt line'. The area west of the salt line is saturated with ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -68.5   E: 78.5   W: 78.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Colhoun, E.
Dataset Title: An Elemental Analysis of the Glacial Deposits of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-05-30
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-09-30
Stop Date: 1995-03-31
Quality Values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

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Province or State: New South Wales
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Country: Australia
Gore D.B. (1992), Ice-damming and fluvial erosion in the Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica, Antarctic Science, 4, 2, 227-234
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DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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