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Provenance analysis of Cambrian conglomerates, Northern Victoria Land
Entry ID: K051_2000_2003_NZ_1

Abstract: The Cambrian volcanic arc of North Victoria Land and the Cambrian arc of NW Nelson (NZ) are strikingly similar. They are of island arc character but both now lie within continental crust. In NVL the volcanic arc is adjacent to granites of a continental margin arc of similar age. Four hypothesis can be tested:
a) The Bowers arc changed in character along its length and the two ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -70.0   S: -72.0   E: 165.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-11-30
Stop Date: 2000-12-10

Start Date: 2002-01-24
Stop Date: 2002-12-12
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Quality All remaining samples and thin sections of all the analysed rocks are kept in the University of Canterbury geological rock collection. For more information, please contact the investigator or the department.
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Bradshaw, J. D., Gutjahr, M., Weaver, S. D & Bassett, K. N., Chronology of Cambrian intra-oceanic arc accretion to the Gondwana margin in the New Zealand-Antarctic sector: constraints on the location of proto-New Zealand. Gondwana12 (6-11 November 2005) Mendoza, Argentina. Abstracts Academia Nacional de Ciencias, Cordoba, p. 75.
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05

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