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The physical features and dynamics of Ferrar dolerite dykes and sills within the Allan Hills, Victoria Land
Entry ID: K061_2006_2007_NZ_1

Abstract: At Allan Hills, dykes and sills are respectively sub-vertical and sub-horizontal magma bodies of fine textured basaltic rock, remnants of the formation of the Ferrar Large Igneous Province when large volumes of magma ascended from the deep mantle source and deposited at the surface level. The structural and physical features of the Ferrar dolerite dykes and sills was investigated at Allan Hills ... View entire text
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  N: -76.68   S: -76.7   E: 159.83   W: 159.75
Min Altitude: 1685 Max Altitude: 1983

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-11-27
Stop Date: 2007-01-12
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 180 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: 180 Ma
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Quality Any remaining geological samples are lodged in the geology department, University of Otago. Please contact the investigator for more information.
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Email: james.white at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
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Ross, P.S., White, J.D.L. And McClintock. 2007 (online). Physical volcanology of mafic volcaniclastic deposits and lavas in the Coombs-Allan Hills area, Ferrar large igneous province, Antarctica. In: Physical Volcanology of Large Igneous Provinces. Skilling, I.O. and White, J.D.L. (eds). Journal of Volcanoloy and Geothermal Research.
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