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Manganese Nodule deposits

BRSMG-Cc6094

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 September 1875 - 16 September 1875

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

276

Station/Area Information

Station:

276

Date collected:

16/09/1875

Area:

North of Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

77

Depth (Fathoms):

2350 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-13.47

Decimal Longitude:

-149.50

Surface Temperature:

80°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.1°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02799

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02326

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

78.9°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

78.8°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

78.7°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

78.6°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

78.4°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

78.2°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

77.7°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

76.4°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

75.1°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

73.7°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

72.2°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

70.6°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

68.8°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

67°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

65.1°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

63.1°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

61°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

58.8°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

56.6°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

54.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

44.8°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

41.9°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.1°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.3°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.3°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.9°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.6°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.4°F

Notes:

Label reads: Manganese nodules. Lat 13? 28' S. Long 149?30'W. Depth 2350. 16-9-75
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