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Vegetation mapping of the Fryxell Stream flush, Taylor Valley
Entry ID: K024_1989_1990_NZ_1

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Abstract: The Frxyell Stream flows into Lake Fryxell in the Taylor Valley. Canada Pond lies upstream of Lake Fryxell adjacent to the Canada Glacier. The Fryxell Stream flush, both the upper flush (flush area upstream from Canada Pond) and the lower flush (flush area between Canada Pond and Lake Fryxell), was mapped in detail. The lower flush is rich with algal/bryophyte growth, whereas the upper flush is ... View entire text
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  N: -77.61   S: -77.61   E: 163.08   W: 163.07

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Start Date: 1989-11-13
Stop Date: 1989-12-16
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Collected plant specimens (~ 30,000 samples of mosses, liverwort and lichens collected by Professor Rod Seppelt from Antarctica and sub-Antarctic Islands) are held in the Australian Antarctic Division herbarium. This herbarium is being formerly transferred to the Tasmanian ... View entire text
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Green, T.G.A. Seppelt, R.D. Schwarz, A.-M. Epilithic lichens on the floor of the Taylor Valley, Ross Dependency, Antarctica.Lichenologist 24 (1): 57-61, 1992.

Schwarz, A.-M.J. Green, T.G.A. Seppelt, R.D. Terrestrial vegetation at Canada Glacier, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Polar biology 12(3-4): 397-404, 1992.

Seppelt, R.D. Green, T.G.A. Schwarz, A.-M.J. ... View entire text
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24