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The Devonian trace fossils of the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area
Entry ID: K026_1988_1989_NZ_1

Abstract: The principle aim of this expedition was to extend the knowledge of Devonian trace fossils in the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area, to relate them to earlier published research in the Dry Valley region and to use both trace fossils and the results of sedimentological analysis to develop models for the palaeoenvironments of the Taylor Group. Using toboggans and sledges, 13 locations were ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -79.0   S: -81.0   E: 165.0   W: 155.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-11-16
Stop Date: 1989-01-05
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Quality Canterbury Museum holds over 2000 rock specimens from Antarctica. Most of these represent the lithologies of the Beacon Supergroup of rocks and were collected during several NZARP events over a number of seasons in the 1970s and 1980s. The collections were made at a number of sites in the Transantarctic Mountains of Victoria Land. In addition, small collections were made at Cape Adare and Cape ... View entire text
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Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext 3892
Fax: +64 3 364 2769
Email: margaret.bradshaw at canterbury.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
City: Christchurch
Postal Code: 8140
Country: New Zealand
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Kirkbride, M.P. Bradshaw, M.A. Harmsen, F.J. Further finds of the Derrick Peak meteorite, Transantarctic Mountains, and implications for terrestrial age. Meteoritics 26(3): 213-216, 1991.

Bradshaw, M.A. Harmsen, F.J. Kirkbride, M.P. Preliminary results of the 1988-1989 expedition to the Darwin Glacier area. New Zealand Antarctic record 10(1): 28-48, 1990.

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