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Bathymetric surveys, the geomorphology, glacial chronology, halite investigations, thermokarst formations, overland flow and stream bifurcations of Lake Bonney area
Entry ID: K009_1973_1974_NZ_1

Abstract: 35 holes were drilled through the ice in the smaller western lobe of Lake Bonney and the bathymetry of the lake was determined. A further 52 holes were used for the eastern lobe bathymetry. Sediment cores of up to 2m depth were obtained from the lake floor and analysed to determine the nature of the sediment cores and halite crystals recovered. The drill rig worked so well, it was transferred to ... View entire text
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  N: -77.25   S: -77.83   E: 163.5   W: 160.5

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Start Date: 1973-11-01
Stop Date: 1974-02-01
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Department of Chemistry
University of Waikato
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City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Healy, R.T. 1975. Thermokarst - A mechanism of de-icing ice cored moraine. Boreas 5: 19-23.
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