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The Devonian trace fossils of the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area
Entry ID: K026_1988_1989_NZ_1

Abstract: The principle aim of this expedition was to extend the knowledge of Devonian trace fossils in the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area, to relate them to earlier published research in the Dry Valley region and to use both trace fossils and the results of sedimentological analysis to develop models for the palaeoenvironments of the Taylor Group. Using toboggans and sledges, 13 locations were ... View entire text
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  N: -79.0   S: -81.0   E: 165.0   W: 155.0

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Start Date: 1988-11-16
Stop Date: 1989-01-05
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: 2018-10-04