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Palaeontology and Palaeoenvironment of the Marine Plain area (Vestfold Hills) in the Pliocene
Entry ID: ASAC_884

Abstract: This project is very closely related to ASAC project 666 (ASAC_666). See that project for more details.

A copy of the masters thesis arising from the project is attached to the record. Physical samples are stored at the University of Melbourne.

Taken from the abstract of the attached thesis:

Marine Plain covers an area of approximately 10 square kilometres, and is located 10 km southeast of ... View entire text
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Description: Public information for ASAC project 884
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -68.1   E: 72.1   W: 72.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Quilty, P.G.
Dataset Title: Palaeontology and Palaeoenvironment of the Marine Plain area (Vestfold Hills) in the Pliocene
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-09-30
Stop Date: 1998-03-31
Quality Values provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.

See the thesis for more information.
Access Constraints A pdf copy of the thesis is available for download from the provided URL to AADC staff only.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 9.5 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6226 2814
Fax: +61 3 6223 2547
Email: P.Quilty at
Contact Address:
School of Earth Sciences
GPO BOX 252-79
University of Tasmania
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24