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40Ar/39Ar Dating of the Eruptive History of Mount Erebus, Antarctica: Summit Flows and Caldera Collapse

Abstract: This data set consists of 40Ar/39Ar furnace step-heating data on eruptive
samples from Mount Erebus, Antarctica. The data was gathered to better
understand the volcano's eruptive history, specifically, dating caldera
collapse and summit flows. Data is available for download from the New Mexico
Geochronolgy Research Laboratory in either Microsoft Excel Table (XLS) or
Portable Document (PDF) formats at the following URL:
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Description: General information on Mount Erebus research.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -62.83   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Harpel, C. J., P. R. Kyle, D. A. Caldwell, W. C. McIntosh, and R. P. Esser
Dataset Title: 40Ar/39Ar Dating of the Eruptive History of Mount Erebus, Antarctica: Summit Flows and Caldera Collapse
Dataset Release Place: Socorro, New Mexico, USA
Dataset Publisher: New Mexico Geochronology Research Laboratory
Data Presentation Form: Tables
Other Citation Details: PDF or XLS format
Online Resource:
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Originating Center
Data Center
Argon Lab, Geochronology Research Laboratory, Bureau of Mines, New Mexico Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Erebus 40Ar/39Ar data - Harpel et al (2002)

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (505) 835-5271
Contact Address:
New Mexico Bureau of Geology and
Mineral Resources
801 Leroy Place
City: Socorro
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 87801
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: None

Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: XLS
Fees: None
Phone: 360-993-8912
Fax: 360-993-8980
Email: charpel at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Cascades Volcano Observatory
1300 SE Cardinal Ct.
Building 10
City: Vancouver
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98683
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-02-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-04-25
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-02-06