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51. Geological investigations and mapping of the Campbell-Priestley Glaciers divide [K002_1965_1966_NZ_1]
The volcanic outcroppings at the head of the Aviator Glacier and the outcrops of the Campbell-Priestley Glaciers divide were investigated and geologically mapped to connect work completed in the 1961-62 ...


52. Geological investigations and topographical surveying of the head of the Beardmore Glacier area [K002_1965_1966_NZ_2]
The stratigraphy of the Buckley Coal Measures and Shackleton Limestone outcrops was investigated and a theodolite surveys of the head of the Beardmore Glacier area was completed. The area mapped consists ...


53. Geological investigations in the Fry Glacier region [K042_1976_1977_NZ_4]
Geological reconnaissance was conducted in the Fry Glacier region to study in some detail the glacial geology of the Dry Valley areas and exposures of the Beacon Supergroup there. Geological mapping ...


54. Geological investigations of geological markers and UTh-He apatite analysis of collected samples to determine the nature, amount and timing of vertical and horizontal deformation along the Transantarctic Mountains [K101_2002_2003_NZ_1]
Geological investigations were conducted to better constrain the nature, amount and timing of vertical and horizontal deformation along the Transantarctic Mountains. Geological markers, both horizontal ...


55. Geological investigations of the Cambrian and Beacon sediments in the Bryd Glacier/Darwin Glacier region [K042_1978_1979_NZ_2]
Cambrian and Beacon sediments in the Byrd Glacier region of the Darwin Mountains were investigated. The sites visited included Mt Rainbow, Kiwi Pass, Mt Egerton, Mt Durnford, Mt Field, Mt Tuatara, ...


56. Geological investigations of the Preistly and Campbell Glacier region, Terra Nova Bay [K002_1969_1970_NZ_1]
In the 1962-63 season, a rapid reconnaissance of the geology of the Terra Nova Bay region was conducted. Approximately 100 rock samples were collected and analysed by thin section analysis. In the ...


57. Geological investigations of the Robertson Bay Group in the Cape Hallett/Cape Christie area [K003_1967_1968_NZ_1]
Geological investigations were conducted in the Cape Hallett/Cape Christie area to examine rocks and structures of the Robertson Bay Group and to make comparisons with New Zealand rocks, South East ...


58. Geological investigations of the basement rocks in the Evans Neve area, North Victoria Land [K042_1971_1972_NZ_2]
The basement rocks in a small area on the eastern edge of the Evans Neve, north Victoria Land were studied. The areas visited and examined included Mt Overlord, Mt Goby and the Retreat Hills, The ...


59. Geological investigations of the fault lines in the rocks of the Transantarctic Mountains in the area of the Wilson Piedmont Glacier to understand uplift of the mountain range [K112_1997_1998_NZ_1]
Inferred fault lines in the rocks of the Transantarctic Mountains in the area of the Wilson Piedmont Glacier were investigated to add to the understanding of the uplift of the mountain range. Specifically, ...


60. Geological mapping (1:25,000) of the western parts of the Asgard and Olympus Ranges, South Victoria Land [K112_1982_1983_NZ_2]
Geological mapping at a scale of 1:25,000 of the western parts of the Asgard and Olympus Ranges adjacent to Mt Fleming and Shapeless Mountain was completed. A total area of 950 km2 was mapped. Three ...


61. Geological mapping 1:50,000 in the Convoy Range and determining the glacial history through surficial deposit mapping and investigations [K112_1989_1990_NZ_1]
1:50,000 geological mapping of the Convoy Range was conducted covering an area of some 2,500 square kilometres extending from the Mackay Glacier in the south to the Fry and Chattahoochee Glaciers ...


62. Geological mapping 1:50,000 in the Thundergut area (Olympus and Asgard Range, Taylor Glacier), South Victoria Land [K112_1988_1989_NZ_1]
1:50,000 geological mapping of the Thundergut area was conducted covering an area from the western tip of the Kukri Hills, as far west as the Solitary Rocks, Friis Hills and Asgard Ranges and as far ...


63. Geological mapping 1:50,000 in the areas between the Asgaard and Clare Ranges, South Victoria Land [K112_1992_1993_NZ_1]
Geological mapping 1:50,000 was conducted in South Victoria Land to draw together previous mapping works to produce a map of the geology between the Asgaard and Clare Ranges. Previous work includes ...


64. Geological mapping 1:50,000 in the upper Ferrar Glacier area: the massifs of Pivot Peak, Terra Cotta, Knobhead, Table Mountain and Rotunda [K112_1987_1988_NZ_1]
1:50,000 geological mapping was conducted at the head of the Ferrar Glacier including the massifs of Pivot Peak, Terra Cotta, Knobhead, Table Mountain and Rotunda. The exposed rocks are almost entirely ...


65. Geological mapping and examination of the Beacon SuperGroup in Victoria Land: Beacon Heights, Skelton Neve, Portal Mountain and Horseshoe Mountains, Allan Hills, Darwin Mountains and Victoria Valley area [K042_1970_1971_NZ_1]
The stratigraphy of the Beacon Super Group in the Beacon Heights was previously described. This study was continued this season, extending the stratigraphy northward to the Mackay Glacier and southward ...


66. Geological mapping and investigations of the Permian Maya Erosion Surface, Metschel Tillite, Pre-Pleistocene tills and Wellar Coal Measures in the Upper Taylor Glacier area and Coombs Hills [K042_1977_1978_NZ_2]
Geological investigation in the upper Taylor Glacier was conducted and had three objectives; 1) To locate and examine at Kennar Valley, Finger Mountain and Mount Feather, within the Quartermain Mountains ...


67. Geological mapping and investigations of the geology of the east and north of North Victoria Land: GANOVEX I Expedition [K002_1979_1980_NZ_2]
The first GANOVEX Expedition (German Antarctic North Victoria Land Expedition) was carried out aboard the M.V. Schepelsturm, a large ocean going anchor and cable handling tug. Field activities were ...


68. Geological mapping and investigations of the geology of the east and north of North Victoria Land: GANOVEX III Expedition [K002_1982_1983_NZ_2]
The third GANOVEX Expedition (German Antarctic North Victoria Land Expedition) was carried out aboard the M.V. Polar Queen, research vessel. The main objectives of the expedition were a) Basement: ...


69. Geological mapping and investigations of the rock groups in the area of the Mariner Glacier, North Victoria Land [K002_1966_1967_NZ_1]
The area around the Mariner Glacier was investigated to make a geological survey of the whole section, and in particular, to ascertain the relationship and contact between the sedimentary rocks known ...


70. Geological mapping and measurements of the Priestley Formation and granite-metasedimentary rocks of the Preistly and Campbell Glacier region, Terra Nova Bay [K002_1982_1983_NZ_1]
The Southern Deep Freeze Range, Northern Foothills and Inexpressible Island in North Victoria Land, have been geologically investigated in the past. The granites of this area belong to a completely ...


71. Geological mapping and observations of the regional extent of the Bowers Supergroup and the rock sequences flanking it: Wilson Group and Robertson Bay Group, North Victoria Land [K051_1981_1982_NZ_1]
The stratigraphy, structure, paleontology and sedimentology of the Lower Paleozoic Bowers Supergroup is fairly well known but some questions remain unanswered. The objective of the expedition was ...


72. Geological mapping and reconnaissance of the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land [K151_1987_1988_NZ_1]
A field expedition visited all of the rock outcrops in the Edward VII Peninsula, Marie Byrd Land. The principal objective was to undertake geological studies and make collections for future geochronological ...


73. Geological mapping and sampling and detailed studies of the geology in the region of the Foster and Renegar Glaciers and between the Renegar and Blue Glaciers (targeted areas between Heald Island and the Hobbs Glacier) [K002_1977_1978_NZ_1]
Geological mapping and sampling was conducted in the region of the Foster and Renegar Glaciers (regional mapping conducted) and between the Renegar and Blue Glaciers (detailed studies of targeted ...


74. Geological mapping and topographical surveying of the mountainous and glaciated area between the Bryd and Axel Heiberg Glacier [K002_1961_1962_NZ_1]
A large area in the south western section of Ross Dependency, the mountainous and glaciated area between the Polar Plateau and the Ross Ice Shelf, extending from the Byrd to the Axel Heiberg Glacier ...


75. Geological mapping in the Lake Victoria and Lake Vida areas to allow basement rock types in this area to be correlated with the described intrusive sequence [K403_1988_1989_NZ_1]
The Dry Valley Drilling Project hole 6 from the western end of Lake Vida intersected Olympus Granite Gneiss and Vida Granite. Previous work on this area included uranium-lead dating analysis on core ...


76. Geological mapping in the northern part of the Blue Glacier, Ferrar Glacier, Taylor Valley and at specific localities in the Wright Valley [K002_1980_1981_NZ_1]
Detailed geological mapping was completed in the northern part of the Blue Glacier, Ferrar Glacier, Taylor Valley and at specific localities in the Wright Valley. The sites visited include the Arth ...


77. Geological mapping of the Beacon Supergroup at Mt Bastion, Skew Peak and Robinson Peak, South Victoria Land [K112_1984_1985_NZ_1]
The coal measure sequence in the Beacon Supergroup extends northwards from the Upper Wright Valley towards the Willett Range area (Mt Bastion/Skew Peak/Robison Peak). An area approximately 1,000km2 ...


78. Geological mapping of the Blue Glacier regions and detailed studies of three sections within the Ferrar Dolerite [K002_1979_1980_NZ_1]
The Blue Glacier region was geologically mapped in detail as part of a regional detailed geological mapping project between the Skelton and Taylor Glaciers. In addition to geological mapping, detailed ...


79. Geological mapping, observations and sampling for analysis of the geological evolution of North Victoria Land [K051_1984_1985_NZ_1]
Early mapping of the Northern Victoria Land region suggested the presence of three major north-northwest trending belts with differing rocks, structures and geological histories. These differences ...


80. Granites and metamorphic rocks of the areas between the Miers and Salmon valleys compared with those from the Taylor and Wright Valleys [K042_1980_1981_NZ_2]
The area between the Miers and Salmon Valleys were mapped in detail and sampled extensively to determine the relationship between basement intrusive and metamorphic rocks. Samples were used to provide ...


81. Greywacke and volcanic rock samples from Robertson Bay area, North Victoria Land, Antarctica [K104_2005_2006_NZ_1]
A collection of 97 individual rock samples from the Robertson Bay area of North Victoria Land (between Cape Scott, Mount Minto, Cape Hallett and Protection Cove) were collected to improve understanding ...


82. Investigation into the Mawson Formation volcanics of southern Allan Hills and comparisons with northern Allan Hills and Carapace Nunatak [K061_2003_2004_NZ_1]
The thick, laterally continuous block-rich volcaniclastic layer of the southern Allan Hills area was examined to determine their source and mode of emplacement. Extensive geological mapping of the ...


83. Investigation of the shape, scale and distribution of irregular zones of fragmental rocks of the Mawson Formation at Coombs Hill to determine the precesses of volcanic vent evolution [K061_2002_2003_NZ_1]
The shape, scale and distribution of irregular zones of fragmental rocks within the overal chaotic deposits of the lower 300m of the Mawson Formation at Coombs Hills was determined. The chaotic deposits ...


84. Investigations of the geology of the Beaumont Bay/Byrd Glacier area, South Victoria Land [K002_1960_1961_NZ_1]
The geology of the Beaumont Bay/Byrd Glacier was investigated between the Byrd Glacier in the north and Mount Nares and Cape Parr in the south. The physiology and glaciology of the region was described. ...


85. Lateral profiling of facies and sediments, and examination of trace fossils and altered Pivot Member sediments to describe the depositional environment of the quartzose sandstones of the Beacon Supergroup [K040_1993_1994_NZ_1]
The origin of quartzose sandstones in the lower part (Devonian) of the Beacon Supergroup, southern Victoria Land, has generated considerable debate. This project examined in detail the lowermost Beacon ...


86. Magnetic and radio echo soundings, geophysical measurements and gravity surveys of the Transantarctic Mountains and the McMurdo Sound area [K002_1984_1985_NZ_1]
An aerial survey of magnetics and radio echo soundings were made from two Dornier 228 aircrafts covering an area approximately 650km x 200km large over the Transantarctic Mountains and the Ross Sea/McMurdo ...


87. Mapping of the relationship among country rock, non-explosive intrusive rocks and deposits of explosive eruptions of the Mawson Formation in the Allan Hills as an indication of phreatomagmatic eruption processes [K061_2001_2002_NZ_1]
Phreatomagmatic eruptions are common and dangerous worldwide. How large explosive event complexes evolve during eruptions, the processes that drive the evolution and what is in the rock record was ...


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