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The pre-Devonian structural and metamorphic history of the basement in the Victoria and Wright Valleys
Entry ID: K042_1984_1985_NZ_1

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Abstract: The pre-Devonian structural and metamorphic history of the basement in the Victoria and Wright Valleys, with emphasis on the depth of burial and amount of uplift prior to Beacon sedimentation, was investigated to add insight into the uplift history of the Transantarctic Mountains in the McMurdo Sound region. Detailed structural mapping and the collection of structural data and a representative ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.25   S: -77.67   E: 163.0   W: 161.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-12-18
Stop Date: 1985-01-10
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Quality The data can be found in the publication. Rock sample analysis are contained in both Antarctic data series publications (K. Palmer, #12 and #14). Remaining samples are held by Victoria University of Wellington.
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Korsch, R.J. 1974 Petrographic comparison of the Taylor and Victoria Groups (Devonian to Triassic) in south Victoria Land, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 17(3): 523-541

Fitzgerald, P. 1985 Bedrock studies. Immediate report - Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition 29, 1984/85. Pyne, A. (ed), Wellington Antarctic Research Centre, ... View entire text
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