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Glacial geological investigations at the Northern penguin colony at Cape Bird
Entry ID: K162_1985_1986_NZ_1

Abstract: Glaciological work was carried out at Cape Bird to determine the glaciers margin structure. Initially, the hydrology of the region was investigated to determine the feasibility of measuring stream flows at the Northern colony to aide biologists in measuring movement and discharge of nutrients by the streams. It was found that all of the main streams were overladen with gravel sediments and flowed ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-01-18
Stop Date: 1985-01-30
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Robertson, J.J. 1984 The hydrology of Cape Bird, Ross Island, Antarctica. Christchurch New Zealand Ministry of Works and Development

Chinn, T.J. 1991 Polar glacier margin and debris features. Proceedings of the Meeting on Earth Science Investigations in Antarctica, Sienna, October 1989. Ricci, C.A. (ed), Rome Societa Geologica Italiana Memorie della Societa Geologica Italiana 46
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