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Determination of the Sirius Group (Neogene deposits) mode of deposition at Allan Hills, Mt Feather and Table Mountain
Entry ID: K042_1997_2001_NZ_1

Abstract: An ancient glacial deposit termed the Sirius Group is a collection of Neogene deposits that crop out at high elevations throughout the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM). The paleoflow direction and how the Sirius Group was deposited, whether by valley glacier or continental ice sheet, by wet or dry based glacial ice or by a single depositional event or several overriding events was determined at ... View entire text
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  N: -76.58   S: -76.83   E: 160.0   W: 159.42

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Start Date: 1997-12-09
Stop Date: 1997-12-19
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