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The mechanics of basin formation processes of Beacon sediments in south Victoria Land
Entry ID: K042_1989_1990_NZ_4

Abstract: The Taylor and Victoria Group sediments in south Victoria Land were investigated to determine the mechanics of basin formation processes. Beacon sediments between Mt Metschel in the south and Robinson Peak in the north were examined with exposures in the Skelton Neve to Robinson Peak area examined for facies, paleocurrent and thickness changes. Facies descriptions with thicknesses along with ... View entire text
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Description: GNS PET LAB data base which is a rock catalogue and geoanalytical database. Do a simple query with Collector = Arnot, M.J. and, Country = Antarctica

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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -80.0   E: 168.5   W: 158.0

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-11-12
Stop Date: 1990-01-10
Quality This data was collected for the study of a PhD and MSc. Rocks samples are held in the PETLAB database of GNS Science, New Zealand. Any other remaining data is in the thesis and publication or please contact Professor Peter Barrett for more information.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04