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51. Geological investigations of the Cambrian and Beacon sediments in the Bryd Glacier/Darwin Glacier region [K042_1978_1979_NZ_2]
Cambrian and Beacon sediments in the Byrd Glacier region of the Darwin Mountains were investigated. The sites visited included Mt Rainbow, Kiwi Pass, Mt Egerton, Mt Durnford, Mt Field, Mt Tuatara, ...


52. Geological investigations of the Preistly and Campbell Glacier region, Terra Nova Bay [K002_1969_1970_NZ_1]
In the 1962-63 season, a rapid reconnaissance of the geology of the Terra Nova Bay region was conducted. Approximately 100 rock samples were collected and analysed by thin section analysis. In the ...


53. Geological investigations of the Robertson Bay Group in the Cape Hallett/Cape Christie area [K003_1967_1968_NZ_1]
Geological investigations were conducted in the Cape Hallett/Cape Christie area to examine rocks and structures of the Robertson Bay Group and to make comparisons with New Zealand rocks, South East ...


54. Geological investigations of the basement rocks in the Evans Neve area, North Victoria Land [K042_1971_1972_NZ_2]
The basement rocks in a small area on the eastern edge of the Evans Neve, north Victoria Land were studied. The areas visited and examined included Mt Overlord, Mt Goby and the Retreat Hills, The ...


55. 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 [K112_1997_1998_NZ_1]
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, ...


56. Geological investigations, triangulation surveys and glaciology investigations of the Upper Tucker Glacier area, North Victoria Land, and around Scott Base [K002_1962_1963_NZ_3]
Intensive geological work was conducted in the Tucker Glacier area of North Victoria Land. The work area overlapped the Geological Survey of the 1957-58 Expedition and this was helpful to correlate ...


57. Geological mapping (1:25,000) of the western parts of the Asgard and Olympus Ranges, South Victoria Land [K112_1982_1983_NZ_2]
Geological mapping at a scale of 1:25,000 of the western parts of the Asgard and Olympus Ranges adjacent to Mt Fleming and Shapeless Mountain was completed. A total area of 950 km2 was mapped. Three ...


58. Geological mapping 1:50,000 in the Convoy Range and determining the glacial history through surficial deposit mapping and investigations [K112_1989_1990_NZ_1]
1:50,000 geological mapping of the Convoy Range was conducted covering an area of some 2,500 square kilometres extending from the Mackay Glacier in the south to the Fry and Chattahoochee Glaciers ...


59. Geological mapping 1:50,000 in the Thundergut area (Olympus and Asgard Range, Taylor Glacier), South Victoria Land [K112_1988_1989_NZ_1]
1:50,000 geological mapping of the Thundergut area was conducted covering an area from the western tip of the Kukri Hills, as far west as the Solitary Rocks, Friis Hills and Asgard Ranges and as far ...


60. Geological mapping 1:50,000 in the areas between the Asgaard and Clare Ranges, South Victoria Land [K112_1992_1993_NZ_1]
Geological mapping 1:50,000 was conducted in South Victoria Land to draw together previous mapping works to produce a map of the geology between the Asgaard and Clare Ranges. Previous work includes ...


61. Geological mapping 1:50,000 in the upper Ferrar Glacier area: the massifs of Pivot Peak, Terra Cotta, Knobhead, Table Mountain and Rotunda [K112_1987_1988_NZ_1]
1:50,000 geological mapping was conducted at the head of the Ferrar Glacier including the massifs of Pivot Peak, Terra Cotta, Knobhead, Table Mountain and Rotunda. The exposed rocks are almost entirely ...


62. Geological mapping and analysis of granitoid basement rocks near the Carlyon Glacier and Brown Hills area to determine the tectonic environment during the Ross Orogeny [K062_2000_2001_NZ_1]
The Ross Orogeny refers to a sequence of geological events when East and West Antarctica met, resulting in subduction with associated deformation, crustal thickening, metamorphism and igneous activity. ...


63. Geological mapping and examination of the Beacon SuperGroup in Victoria Land: Beacon Heights, Skelton Neve, Portal Mountain and Horseshoe Mountains, Allan Hills, Darwin Mountains and Victoria Valley area [K042_1970_1971_NZ_1]
The stratigraphy of the Beacon Super Group in the Beacon Heights was previously described. This study was continued this season, extending the stratigraphy northward to the Mackay Glacier and southward ...


64. Geological mapping and examination of the Feather Conglomerate and the Lashly Formation at Horseshoe Mountain and Shapeless Mountain [K042_1979_1980_NZ_2]
Five days were spent geological mapping and sampling at Horseshoe Mountain. The strata cropping out are the Feather Conglomerate (Late Permian - early Triassic) and the Lashly Formation (Mid-Late ...


65. Geological mapping and geochemical and geochronological analysis of anomalous plutonic rocks in the Koettlitz Walcott Glacier and Skelton-Glacier and Hoopers Crags area [K062_1997_1999_NZ_1]
The Ross Orogeny refers to the collision event when East and West Antarctica met, resulting in subduction with associated deformation, crustal thickening, metamorphism and igneous activity. In the ...


66. Geological mapping and geochemical and geochronological analysis of metamorphic basement rocks and the McMurdo volcanics in the Skelton-Glacier and Hoopers Crags area [K062_1998_1999_NZ_1]
The Ross Orogeny refers to the collision event when East and West Antarctica met, resulting in subduction with associated deformation, crustal thickening, metamorphism and igneous activity. The nature ...


67. Geological mapping and geochemical and geochronology analysis of rock samples from Panarama Ridge in the Koetllitz-Walcott Glacier area [K062_1997_1998_NZ_1]
The Ross Orogeny refers to the collision event when East and West Antarctica met, resulting in subduction with associated deformation, crustal thickening, metamorphism and igneous activity. In the ...


68. Geological mapping and investigations of the Permian Maya Erosion Surface, Metschel Tillite, Pre-Pleistocene tills and Wellar Coal Measures in the Upper Taylor Glacier area and Coombs Hills [K042_1977_1978_NZ_2]
Geological investigation in the upper Taylor Glacier was conducted and had three objectives; 1) To locate and examine at Kennar Valley, Finger Mountain and Mount Feather, within the Quartermain Mountains ...


69. Geological mapping and investigations of the geology of the east and north of North Victoria Land: GANOVEX I Expedition [K002_1979_1980_NZ_2]
The first GANOVEX Expedition (German Antarctic North Victoria Land Expedition) was carried out aboard the M.V. Schepelsturm, a large ocean going anchor and cable handling tug. Field activities were ...


70. Geological mapping and investigations of the geology of the east and north of North Victoria Land: GANOVEX III Expedition [K002_1982_1983_NZ_2]
The third GANOVEX Expedition (German Antarctic North Victoria Land Expedition) was carried out aboard the M.V. Polar Queen, research vessel. The main objectives of the expedition were a) Basement: ...


71. Geological mapping and investigations of the rock groups in the area of the Mariner Glacier, North Victoria Land [K002_1966_1967_NZ_1]
The area around the Mariner Glacier was investigated to make a geological survey of the whole section, and in particular, to ascertain the relationship and contact between the sedimentary rocks known ...


72. Geological mapping and measurements of the Priestley Formation and granite-metasedimentary rocks of the Preistly and Campbell Glacier region, Terra Nova Bay [K002_1982_1983_NZ_1]
The Southern Deep Freeze Range, Northern Foothills and Inexpressible Island in North Victoria Land, have been geologically investigated in the past. The granites of this area belong to a completely ...


73. Geological mapping and observations of the regional extent of the Bowers Supergroup and the rock sequences flanking it: Wilson Group and Robertson Bay Group, North Victoria Land [K051_1981_1982_NZ_1]
The stratigraphy, structure, paleontology and sedimentology of the Lower Paleozoic Bowers Supergroup is fairly well known but some questions remain unanswered. The objective of the expedition was ...


74. Geological mapping and reconnaissance of the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land [K151_1987_1988_NZ_1]
A field expedition visited all of the rock outcrops in the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land. The principal objective was to undertake geological studies and make collections for future geochronological ...


75. Geological mapping and sampling and detailed studies of the geology in the region of the Foster and Renegar Glaciers and between the Renegar and Blue Glaciers (targeted areas between Heald Island and the Hobbs Glacier) [K002_1977_1978_NZ_1]
Geological mapping and sampling was conducted in the region of the Foster and Renegar Glaciers (regional mapping conducted) and between the Renegar and Blue Glaciers (detailed studies of targeted ...


76. Geological mapping and topographical surveying of the mountainous and glaciated area between the Bryd and Axel Heiberg Glacier [K002_1961_1962_NZ_1]
A large area in the south western section of Ross Dependency, the mountainous and glaciated area between the Polar Plateau and the Ross Ice Shelf, extending from the Byrd to the Axel Heiberg Glacier ...


77. Geological mapping in the Lake Victoria and Lake Vida areas to allow basement rock types in this area to be correlated with the described intrusive sequence [K403_1988_1989_NZ_1]
The Dry Valley Drilling Project hole 6 from the western end of Lake Vida intersected Olympus Granite Gneiss and Vida Granite. Previous work on this area included uranium-lead dating analysis on core ...


78. Geological mapping in the northern part of the Blue Glacier, Ferrar Glacier, Taylor Valley and at specific localities in the Wright Valley [K002_1980_1981_NZ_1]
Detailed geological mapping was completed in the northern part of the Blue Glacier, Ferrar Glacier, Taylor Valley and at specific localities in the Wright Valley. The sites visited include the Arth ...


79. Geological mapping of the Beacon Supergroup at Mt Bastion, Skew Peak and Robinson Peak, South Victoria Land [K112_1984_1985_NZ_1]
The coal measure sequence in the Beacon Supergroup extends northwards from the Upper Wright Valley towards the Willett Range area (Mt Bastion/Skew Peak/Robison Peak). An area approximately 1,000km2 ...


80. Geological mapping of the Blue Glacier regions and detailed studies of three sections within the Ferrar Dolerite [K002_1979_1980_NZ_1]
The Blue Glacier region was geologically mapped in detail as part of a regional detailed geological mapping project between the Skelton and Taylor Glaciers. In addition to geological mapping, detailed ...


81. Geological mapping, observations and sampling for analysis of the geological evolution of North Victoria Land [K051_1984_1985_NZ_1]
Early mapping of the Northern Victoria Land region suggested the presence of three major north-northwest trending belts with differing rocks, structures and geological histories. These differences ...


82. Geological observations and geochemistry analysis of samples of all rock outcrops from White Island, McMurdo Sound [K062_2003_2004_NZ_2]
The geology of White Island was investigated by visits to all major areas of rock outcrops. The geology was described and samples were collected for lab analysis. Xenoliths were also collected and ...


83. Geomorphological information from the Darwin-Hatherton area, Antarctica [K056_2006_2007_NZ_2]   PARENT DIF
Rock samples were collected from the Darwin Glacier region (6 samples) during the 06-07 season. Over 100 samples were collected from the Lake Wellman, Hatherton Glacier area during the 07-08 season. ...


84. Granites and metamorphic rocks of the areas between the Miers and Salmon valleys compared with those from the Taylor and Wright Valleys [K042_1980_1981_NZ_2]
The area between the Miers and Salmon Valleys were mapped in detail and sampled extensively to determine the relationship between basement intrusive and metamorphic rocks. Samples were used to provide ...


85. Greywacke and volcanic rock samples from Robertson Bay area, North Victoria Land, Antarctica [K104_2005_2006_NZ_1]
A collection of 97 individual rock samples from the Robertson Bay area of North Victoria Land (between Cape Scott, Mount Minto, Cape Hallett and Protection Cove) were collected to improve understanding ...


86. Influence of rock moisture on rock weathering processes along the Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica [K056_2002_2005_NZ]   CHILD DIFs
The role of moisture in the weathering of rock at four locations along the Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica was investigated. These locations were Victoria Valley, Gneiss Point, Terra Nova Bay and ...


87. Investigation into the Bonney pluton and other plutons of Southern Victoria Land [K061_1989_1990_NZ_3]
Previous studies suggest a large part of the Koettlitz Group deformation may be attributed to the intrusion of granitoid plutons and not solely the result of regional tectonic events as previously ...


88. Investigation into the Mawson Formation volcanics of southern Allan Hills and comparisons with northern Allan Hills and Carapace Nunatak [K061_2003_2004_NZ_1]
The thick, laterally continuous block-rich volcaniclastic layer of the southern Allan Hills area was examined to determine their source and mode of emplacement. Extensive geological mapping of the ...


89. Investigation of soil salts and glacial features at sites in the Taylor Valley, Mount Discovery and Mount Morning [K042_1976_1977_NZ_2]
A study was conducted to make soil and surface measurements (temperature profiles, frozen ground level depths, surface colour, etc) on dark surfaces at chosen localities, to examine and sample the ...


90. Investigation of the factors controlling the distribution of desert varnish in the Wright Valley [K008_1972_1973_NZ_1]
An investigation of the factors controlling the distribution of desert varnish in the Wright Valley, Antarctica was conducted. Traverses were made on foot throughout the Wright Valley and revealed ...


91. Investigation of the shape, scale and distribution of irregular zones of fragmental rocks of the Mawson Formation at Coombs Hill to determine the precesses of volcanic vent evolution [K061_2002_2003_NZ_1]
The shape, scale and distribution of irregular zones of fragmental rocks within the overal chaotic deposits of the lower 300m of the Mawson Formation at Coombs Hills was determined. The chaotic deposits ...


92. Investigations of the geology of the Beaumont Bay/Byrd Glacier area, South Victoria Land [K002_1960_1961_NZ_1]
The geology of the Beaumont Bay/Byrd Glacier was investigated between the Byrd Glacier in the north and Mount Nares and Cape Parr in the south. The physiology and glaciology of the region was described. ...


93. Investigations of the glaciology and hydrology in the Terra Nova Bay regions [K162_1984_1985_NZ_1]
The occurrence or non-occurrence of both glacial moraines and past sea levels in the Terra Nova Bay area was investigated with a view to establishing a glacial chronology to supplement the Dry Valleys ...


94. K-Ar and Rb-Sr dating of collected rocks from the Priestley Formation, Bowers/Wilson and Bowers/Robertson Bay Terrane boundaries in the Preistley and Mariner Glacier areas, North Victoria Land [K231_1990_1991_NZ_1]
One of the best exposed geological cross sections of the Antarctic continent occurs in the northern sector of the Transantarctic Mountains along the west coast of the Ross Sea in North Victoria Land. ...


95. Lateral profiling of facies and sediments, and examination of trace fossils and altered Pivot Member sediments to describe the depositional environment of the quartzose sandstones of the Beacon Supergroup [K040_1993_1994_NZ_1]
The origin of quartzose sandstones in the lower part (Devonian) of the Beacon Supergroup, southern Victoria Land, has generated considerable debate. This project examined in detail the lowermost Beacon ...


96. Magmatism and metamorphism of mafic intrusives at Dromedary Massif, Mt Dromedary, south Victoria Land [K061_1988_1989_NZ_2]
The original and metamorphic mineralogy, deformation and relationship to the metasediments of the Mt Dromedary area, south Victoria Land was studied. Granites were also looked at with respect to deformation ...


97. Magnetic and radio echo soundings, geophysical measurements and gravity surveys of the Transantarctic Mountains and the McMurdo Sound area [K002_1984_1985_NZ_1]
An aerial survey of magnetics and radio echo soundings were made from two Dornier 228 aircrafts covering an area approximately 650km x 200km large over the Transantarctic Mountains and the Ross Sea/McMurdo ...


98. Mapping and sampling of ice moulded bedrock, erratic boulders, moraines and calcite precipitates for exposure age dating using cosmogenic nuclides, from the Rennick Glacier area, north Victoria Land [K015_2000_2002_NZ_1]
A detailed assessment of the history of local ice dome and outlet glacier fluctuations in the Rennick Glacier area of north Victoria Land, which contains a record of global climate driven outlet glacier ...


99. Mapping and sampling of the Baronick Glacier region - from the Baronick Glacier to Hobnail Peak and the bluffs at the Skelton/Baronick Glaciers [K061_1995_1996_NZ_1]
A topographical and geological map was made on the deformed sedimentary sequence at the Baronick Glacier detailing continuity of horizons and distinctive chemically altered layers. Three sections ...


100. Mapping and sampling of the Granite Harbour Intrusives from the Pipecleaner Glacier-Miers Valley area [K061_1989_1990_NZ_4]
Detailed mapping and sampling of the Granite Harbour Intrusives was carried out in the Pipecleaner Glacier area and in the Miers Valley forming an extensive petrological and structural study of various ...


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