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Geological mapping and geochemical and geochronological analysis of anomalous plutonic rocks in the Koettlitz Walcott Glacier and Skelton-Glacier and Hoopers Crags area
Entry ID: K062_1997_1999_NZ_1

Abstract: The Ross Orogeny refers to the collision event when East and West Antarctica met, resulting in subduction with associated deformation, crustal thickening, metamorphism and igneous activity. In the Dry Valleys area metamorphic basement rocks are intruded by large plutons of granite. However, further south magmatic rocks are highly varied. The occurrence of nepheline syenites and associated ... View entire text
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Description: PETLAB rock catalogue and geoanalytical database. Do a simple search under "Author's Name" = S. Read
Geographic Coverage
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1.   N: -78.0   S: -78.5   E: 164.0   W: 162.0  
Min Altitude: 1000 Max Altitude: 2400
2.   N: -78.25   S: -79.0   E: 163.0   W: 161.0  

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-12-05
Stop Date: 1997-12-29

Start Date: 1998-11-14
Stop Date: 1998-12-18
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 558 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: Present
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Read, S.E. Cooper, A.F. Walker, N.W. Geochemistry and U-Pb geochronology of the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Koettlitz Glacier Alkaline Province, Royal Society Range, Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica. Royal Society of New Zealand bulletin 35: 143-151, 2002.

Read, S.E., and Cooper, A.F. 1999. New U-Pb isotopic age determinations from plutons in the Ross Orogen, Southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. 8th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. p. 262. DCN:1088
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