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Interactions between liquid water and ice at the Wright Lower glacier and Minna Saddle, McMurdo Ice Shelf
Entry ID: K064_2006_2008_NZ_1

Abstract: To understand the nature of interactions between liquid water and ice our investigation focussed on the Wright Lower glacier, the southern end of McMurdo Ice Shelf (Minna Saddle), the margin of the Joyce glacier in the upper Garwood Valley and on the Petrel glacier (which is located about 500m inland of middle rookery at Cape Bird). Our investigation had three main aims, 1) to understand the ... View entire text
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  N: -77.43   S: -78.39   E: 165.71   W: 162.8

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Start Date: 2007-01-04
Stop Date: 2007-01-31
Quality Any existing samples that have not been used are stored in a MAF-registered transitional facilities in the Geography department at the University of Otago, New Zealand. The raw data is held by the investigator. Please contact the investigator for more information.
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23