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Oceanography and sedimentation beneath the McMurdo/Ross Ice Shelf in Windless Bight
Entry ID: K042_2002_2003_NZ_1

Abstract: Water flow and sedimentation beneath the McMurdo Ice Shelf south of Ross Island was investigated by using a hot water drilling system to melt access holes through the ice shelf allowing measurements and samples to be taken from the water column and sea floor beneath. The water depth, sub-seafloor topography (3.5 kHz transducer), current speed and direction profiles through the water column, ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.87   S: -77.87   E: 166.83   W: 166.83
  N: -77.88   S: -77.88   E: 167.28   W: 167.28
  N: -77.83   S: -77.83   E: 167.33   W: 167.33

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Start Date: 2003-01-13
Stop Date: 2003-02-02
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04