Portal Home
Record Search Query: [Location: Location_Category='CONTINENT', Location_Type='ANTARCTICA', Detailed_Location='SOUTH VICTORIA LAND']
Frio Shear Zone: investigation of a major tectonic boundary in South Victoria Land, Antarctica
Entry ID: K061_1999_2000_NZ_2

[ Get Data ]

Abstract: The Frio Shear Zone (FSZ) is a 4km wide, ductile shear zone, forming the boundary between two structural blocks, Walcott Block to the southwest and Dry Valleys Block to the northeast, in South Victoria Land, Antarctica. This boundary is thought to be very important as the two blocks it separates are characterised by different magmatic, metamorphic and tectonic histories. The study aimed to examine ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: GNS PET LAB which is a rock catalogue and geoanalytical database. Do a simple query and enter the investigators name and country = Antarctica
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.1   S: -78.17   E: 163.5   W: 162.5
Min Altitude: 300 Max Altitude: 2000

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-12-01
Stop Date: 2000-01-03
ISO Topic Category
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
View entire list
Beckett, S.A. 2001. Frio Shear Zone: A major tectonic boundary in South Victoria Land, Antarctica. MSc thesis, University of Otago, Dunedin.
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

Link to NASA website
Responsible NASA Official:   Stephen Berrick
Webmaster:   Monica Lyles   ·  Contact GCMD User Support for assistance