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Coral sand

BRSMG-Cc6074

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 March 1875 - 10 March 1875

Form:

Sample

Type status:

Type

Station:

219

Station/Area Information

Station:

219

Date collected:

10/03/1875

Area:

Nares Harbour, Almiralty Island, Papua New Guinea

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

16-25 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-1.90

Decimal Longitude:

146.66

Surface Temperature:

84°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02203

Notes:

Label reads: Coral sand. No 2. Date: 10-3-75. Off Admiralty Isls
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