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Investigations of the accretion of ice at the base of dry based glaciers in the McMurdo Dry Valleys (Suess, Canada, LaCroix, Taylor, Lower Wright, Clark and Upper Victoria glaciers)
Entry ID: K064_1995_1996_NZ_1

Abstract: The process of ice accretion at the base of dry polar glaciers in the Dry Valleys of southern Victoria Land was examined. The Suess, Canada, LaCroix and Taylor glacier in the Taylor Valley, the Lower Wright and the Clark glaciers in the Wright Valley and the Upper Victoria glacier in the Victoria Valley were all sampled. Five glaciers terminated in or near lakes, and the other two terminated high ... View entire text
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  N: -77.25   S: -77.75   E: 163.5   W: 161.0

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Start Date: 1996-01-05
Stop Date: 1996-01-29
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Hooker, B. 1998. Chemical signatures of clear basal ice facies at the margins of dry-based glaciers, South Victoria Land, Antarctica. Unpublished MSc thesis, in Geography, at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 96 p

Hooker, B.L. Fitzsimons, S.J. Morgan, R.K. Chemical characteristics and origin of clear basal ice facies in dry-based glaciers, south Victoria Land, Antarctica. Global and planetary change 22: 29-38, 1999.
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23