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Structure and geochemistry of Macquarie Island oceanic crust
Entry ID: ASAC_903

Abstract: Owing to the fact that the principal investigator died before data were able to be archived, the only available data are in the form of the referenced paper, which is available as a PDF download to AAD staff only.

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Macquarie Island is an exposure above sea level of the Macquarie Ridge Complex, on the boundary between the Australian and Pacific plates south of New ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -52.0   S: -55.0   E: 165.0   W: 150.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Varne, R. and Davidson, G.
Dataset Title: Structure and geochemistry of Macquarie Island oceanic crust
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-09-30
Stop Date: 1996-03-31
Quality Values provided in temporal coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints A PDF copy of the referenced papers are available for download from the provided URL to AAD staff only.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 9562 kb
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: free
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Varne R., Brown A.V., Falloon T. (2000), Macquarie Island: its geology and structural history, and the timing and tectonic setting of its N-MORB to E-MORB magmatism., Geological Society of America, Special Publication. Ophiolites and oceanic crust: new insights from field studies and the Ocean Drilling Program.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24