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Ground penetrating radar (GPR) and Photogrammetry, electrical resistivity tomography (ERT), electromagnetic and topography data of polygonal patterned ground in the Victoria and Beacon Valleys
Entry ID: K054_2006_2007_NZ_1

Abstract: To understand the subsurface properties of polygonal patterned ground (PPG) and to attempt to resolve competing theories of PPG activity, non-invasive, non-destructive geophysical methods were used to obtain three dimensional images of the subsurface beneath PPG at two sites in the Dry Valleys: Victoria Valley and Beacon Valley. In Victoria Valley an initial reconnaissance of the area was ... View entire text
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1.   N: -77.34   S: -77.34   E: 161.62   W: 161.62  
2.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 160.6   W: 160.6  

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Start Date: 2006-11-27
Stop Date: 2007-01-22
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Bannister, Michele T., Polygonal patterned ground and ancient buried ice on Mars and in Antarctica. B.Sc. (Honours) project in Astronomy and Geology, Department of Geological Sciences and Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Canterbury (2007).

Godfrey, Myfanwy J., 2D and 3D Geophysical Imaging of Polygonal Patterned Ground in the McMurdo Dry Valley, ... View entire text
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