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Investigation of an oil spill from a buried pipeline at Scott Base
Entry ID: K123_2000_2001_NZ_2

Abstract: An investigation of a spill from a leaking underground pipeline carrying diesel (JP8 jet fuel) from storage tanks to Scott Base was conducted during the 2000-2001 season by digging a number of holes with a jack hammer in the areas of the spill. Soil samples from the soil surface to a depth of 40 cm were collected for analysis.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

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Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-11-28
Stop Date: 2000-12-09
SOIL SAMPLER Ancillary Description
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Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd
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Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-01