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Cainozoic History of the Bunger Hills Region: A Study of the Dynamic Interaction of Ice and Land
Entry ID: ASAC_276

Abstract: From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers:

The raised marine terraces of the icebound Bunger Oasis are described. The Holocene marine transgression entered the oasis before 7.7ka BP and raised beaches with marine limits 7.5 plus or minus 1 metres above the modern limit were formed throughout most of the oasis by 5.6-5ka BP. All raised beaches recorded are of middle to late Holocene ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -67.0   E: 102.0   W: 100.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Adamson, D.A. and Colhoun, E.A.
Dataset Title: Cainozoic History of the Bunger Hills Region: A Study of the Dynamic Interaction of Ice and Land
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-11-30
Stop Date: 1987-01-14
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Quality Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only, and represent the beginning and end date of the Bunger Hills season (Edgeworth David) in 1986/1987.
Access Constraints A pdf copy of some of the papers are available for download from the provided URL to AAD staff only.
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Colhoun E.A., Adamson D.A. (1989), Subglacial meltwater channels at Cape Jones, Obruchev Hills, Antarctica., Journal of the Institute of Australian Geographers, 27, 2, doi:234-246
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23