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New Zealand Stratigraphic Lexicon
Entry ID: GNS_Stratlex

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Abstract: The New Zealand Stratigraphic Lexicon is a comprehensive computer database of
formally named rock units in New Zealand. Includes offshore islands, Kermadecs,
Chatham Islands, Subantarctic Islands, but excludes Ross Dependency
(Antarctica). Includes names of rock units with synonyms, hierarchic position,
geological age, geographic locality, and bibliography of significant articles.
It is a national facility for registration of new stratigraphic names.

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Description: New Zealand Stratigraphic Lexicon database.

Description: Stratigraphic Information System.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -33.89   S: -47.31   E: 179.41   W: 166.05

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: New Zealand Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences
Dataset Title: New Zealand Stratigraphic Lexicon
Dataset Publisher: New Zealand Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences
Online Resource:
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Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd., New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 64-4-570-1444
Fax: 64-4-570-4600
Contact Address:
69 Gracefield Road
PO Box 30-368
City: Lower Hutt
Country: New Zealand
Adkin, G.L. 1954: Bibliographic index of New Zealand stratigraphic names to 31 December, 1950. New Zealand Geological Survey Memoir 9.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-12-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24