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Examination of the Buckeye Tillite formation, the trace fossils within the Devonian Horlick formation and the Permian Coal Measure in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains
Entry ID: K026_1983_1984_NZ_1

Abstract: A second season of field work was undertaken in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains as a three fold geological study to complete the stratigraphy of the area. This included an analysis of the abundant trace fossils of the Devonian Horlick Formation, a detailed assessment of the glacial Buckeye Formation and post-glacial Discovery Ridge Formation, and a study of the very thick overlying ... View entire text
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  N: -84.75   S: -84.75   E: 114.0   W: 114.0

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Start Date: 1983-11-11
Stop Date: 1984-01-10
Quality Canterbury Museum holds over 2000 rock specimens from Antarctica. Most of these represent the lithologies of the Beacon Supergroup of rocks and were collected during several NZARP events over a number of seasons in the 1970s and 1980s. The collections were made at a number of sites in the Transantarctic Mountains of Victoria Land. In addition, small collections were made at Cape Adare and Cape ... View entire text
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-01