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Neogene glacial geology of the Prince Charles Mountains
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In the Amery Oasis of the northern Prince Charles Mountains, the glaciomarine Bardin Bluffs Formation of the Pagodroma Group was deposited between the Late Pliocene (less than 3.1 Ma) and Early Pleistocene (greater than 1 Ma). The formation provides evidence of (i) a reduced East Antarctic ice sheet compared to that of the present day and ... View entire text
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  N: -70.0   S: -73.0   E: 70.0   W: 65.0

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Dataset Originator/Creator: McMinn, A.
Dataset Title: Neogene glacial geology of the Prince Charles Mountains
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2004-04-30
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-10-01
Stop Date: 1998-03-31
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Whitehead, J.M. and McKelvey, B.C. (2001), The stratigraphy of the Pliocene - Early Pleistocene Bardin Bluffs Formation, Amery Oasis, Northern Prince Charles Mountains, Antarctica., Antarctic Science, 13, 1, 79-86
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DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24