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Geological investigation of the depositional setting of Beacon rocks in south Victoria Land including the Darwin Mountains, Cook Mountains, Britannia Range and the Convoy Range in Allan Hills
Entry ID: K042_1988_1989_NZ_2

Abstract: Devonian strata from south Victoria Land has been variously interpreted as marine and non-marine due to the presence of trace fossils that have previously been considered to indicate marine environments in sediments which are strongly indicative of alluvial plain deposition. The local and large scale depositional setting of the Beacon in south Victoria Land was examined. Field work was ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.0   S: -80.0   E: 161.5   W: 155.0

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Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-11-16
Stop Date: 1989-01-24
Quality This data was collected for the study of a PhD. Seven remaining rocks samples are held in the PETLAB database of GNS Science, New Zealand. Any other remaining data is in the thesis and publication or please contact Professor Peter Barrett for more information.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-01