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Sea ice cracks, sea ice movement and tide movements of Granite Harbour
Entry ID: K042_1982_1983_NZ_4

Abstract: Active spreading sea ice cracks were found in the sea ice of Granite Harbour over several seasons. The cracks would prove difficult for heavy surface transport required for a drill rig site establishment. Detailed measurements were made with location and orientation described. The thickness profile of the infilling ice was determined by measuring ice cores taken from the crack and the spreading ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.75   S: -77.83   E: 164.0   W: 162.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-10-11
Stop Date: 1983-02-22

Start Date: 1983-11-04
Stop Date: 1983-12-03
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Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5396
Fax: +64 4 463 5186
Email: alex.pyne at vuw.ac.nz
Contact Address:
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Victoria University of Wellington
PO BOX 600
City: Wellington
Postal Code: 6140
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Pyne, A.R. Ward, B.L. MacPherson, A.J. Barrett, P.J. McMurdo Sound bathymetry. Scale 1:250,000. Wellington: NZ Oceanographic Institute and Victoria University of Wellington. 1985. [NZ Oceanographic Institute miscellaneous series no. 62]
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24

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