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Geological investigations (locations, descriptions, chemical and petrographic analysis) of the coal seams in the Upper Wright Valley
Entry ID: K112_1982_1983_NZ_1

Abstract: The presence of coal seams in the Permian strata and to a lesser extent in the Mesozoic sequences in the vicinity of the Upper Wright Valley, South Victoria Land were investigated. Detailed geological investigations of the coal occurrences were particularly aimed at the Permian coals as some seams in excess of 2m had previously been recorded. The objective of the study was to locate the coal ... View entire text
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1.   N: -77.55   S: -77.55   E: 160.1   W: 160.1  
2.   N: -77.43   S: -77.43   E: 160.4   W: 160.4  

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-11-04
Stop Date: 1982-12-09
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start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
here with 2 in span in link Ancillary Description
here with 3 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality Rock samples collected from this study are held at GNS Science. They are not loaded into the PETLAB database, but should have catalogue numbers.
Please contact John Simes (J.Simes@gns.cri.nz) or Nick Mortimer (N.Mortimer@gns.cri.nz) for more information.
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Whitby, K.J. Rose, G. McElroy, C.T. 1983 Formational mapping of the Beacon Supergroup type area with special reference to the Weller Coal Measures, south Victoria Land, Antarctica. Antarctic earth science. Oliver, R.L., James, P.R., Jago, J.B. (eds), Canberra Australian Academy of Science.
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