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Geological mapping and reconnaissance of the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land
Entry ID: K151_1987_1988_NZ_1

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Abstract: A field expedition visited all of the rock outcrops in the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land. The principal objective was to undertake geological studies and make collections for future geochronological and geochemical work in New Zealand. The expedition was the first to make complete ground coverage of Edward VII Peninsula and the opportunity was taken to visit all the peaks and scraps in the ... View entire text
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Description: GNS Science PETLAB database to locate rock samples. Search under Collector = SD Weaver and Country = Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -78.5   E: -150.0   W: -160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Stop Date: 1989-11-28
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Quality The Science reports submitted to Antarctica New Zealand contains a list of samples collected including INS No., Field No., Sample details, Location, Lat/Long, Altitude (m), cross ref to S. Weaver Collection in PETLAB. All results are in the publications. Please contact the investigators for more information.
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 364 2987 Ext 3304
Fax: +64 3 364 2769
Email: steve.weaver at
Contact Address:
Department of Geology
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Weaver, S.D. Adams, C.J. Pankhurst, R.J. Gibson, I.L. 1992 Granites of Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land: anorogenic magmatism related to Antarctic-New Zealand rifting. Proceedings of the 2nd Hutton Symposium on the Origin of Granites and Related Rocks, Canberra, 23-28 Sep. 1991. Brown, P.E., Chappell, B.W. (eds), Boulder, CO Geological Society of America
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23