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Field and petrographic descriptions of the outcrops of the McMurdo Volcanic Group in the Royal Society Ranges, northwest of the Koettlitz Glacier
Entry ID: K002_1977_1978_NZ_2

Abstract: Detailed field and petrographic observations of the outcrops of McMurdo Volcanics Group in the Southern Foothills of the Royal Society Range from Foster Crater in the south to Marshall Valley in the north (north-west of the Koettlitz Glacier) were completed. The areas investigated and described include Heald Island, Roaring Valley, Lower Radian Glacier, Pipecleaner Glacier to Radian Ridge, Rucker ... View entire text
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  N: -78.0   S: -78.5   E: 164.5   W: 162.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1977-11-01
Stop Date: 1978-01-16
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Quality All results are in the publications.
At Antarctica New Zealand, the Science/Logistics report from this event have three reports each with their own appendix and detailed descriptions - table of samples including sample no., location (lat and long), hand specimen description and microscope description
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Wright, A.C. A reconnaissance study of the McMurdo volcanoes northwest of the Koettlitz Glacier. New Zealand Antarctic record 1(2): 10-15, 1978.

Wright, A.C. Landforms of McMurdo Volcanic Group, southern foothills of Royal Society Range, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 23: 605-613, 1980.

Wright, A.C. 1979a. McMurdo Volcanics on Chancellor ... View entire text
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