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Fluvial and paleobotanical studies at Allan Hills
Entry ID: K042_1990_1991_NZ_1

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Abstract: Paleobotanical studies revealed evidence for the in situ formation of Gondwana coals, a previous unrecognised feature. The evidence included the presence of Vertebraria roots in shaly units both within and at the base of major coal seams and the occurrence of upright stumps within coal seams. The extesnively exposed Permain high latitude forest were documented and sampled for paleoclimatic ... View entire text
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  N: -76.58   S: -80.0   E: 160.0   W: 159.42

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Start Date: 1990-12-07
Stop Date: 1991-01-21
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Quality This data was collected for the study of a PhD. Any remaining data is in the thesis and publication or please contact Professor Peter Barrett for more information.
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Woolfe, K.J. Paleocurrent data from the Beacon Supergroup at Allan Hills and other localities in southern Victoria Land and the Darwin Mountains.Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington. 1992. [Antarctic data series no. 16]

Woolfe, K.J. Devonian depositional environments in the Darwin Mountains: marine or non-marine? Antarctic science 5(2): 211-220, 1993.

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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23