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Sedimentological and structural measurements and rock samples for radiometric dating of the Swanson Group and Ford Granodiorite of the Ford Ranges, Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica
Entry ID: K051_1978_1979_NZ_1

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Abstract: The purpose of the expedition was to examine in detail the pre-Cenozoic geology of the Ford Ranges which comprise the main area of exposed rock in western Marie Byrd Land and the type area of two of the four major rock groups, the Swanson Group and the Ford Granodiorite. Sites visited and examined include Mt Morgan, Wells Ridge, Ranney Nunatuk, Mt Crabtree in Swanson Mountains, Mt Passel, Mt ... View entire text
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Description: The PETLAB database. Search under the investigators name: Bradshaw, J.D. and country = Antarctica for a list of samples
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -76.5   S: -77.5   E: -146.0   W: -142.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-11-12
Stop Date: 1979-01-06
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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. Search on the PETLAB database for information on samples. For more information, please contact the investigator or the department.
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Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext 7779
Fax: +64 3 364 2769
Email: john.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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Adams, C.J. Andrews, P.B. Braddock, P. Bradshaw, J.D. Geology of Ford Ranges, Western Byrd Land, Antarctica. New Zealand Antarctic record 2(1): 30, 1979.

Bradshaw, J.D. Andrews, P.B. Field, B.D. Swanson Formation and related rocks of Marie Byrd Land and a comparison with the Robertson Bay Group of northern Victoria Land. in: Antarctic earth science.Oliver ... View entire text
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