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Manganese nodule deposits

BRSMG-Cc6098

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 August 1875 - 28 August 1875

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

267

Station/Area Information

Station:

267

Date collected:

28/08/1875

Area:

Off south of Hawaiian Islands

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

77

Depth (Fathoms):

2700 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

9.47

Decimal Longitude:

-150.82

Surface Temperature:

80°F

Bottom Temperature:

35°F

Sediment sample:

Radiolarian ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02778

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02191

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

77°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

73.5°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

68.4°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

61.3°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

56°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

53.6°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

52.3°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

51.7°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

51.4°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

51°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

50.7°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

50.3°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

49.7°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

49.4°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

49.1°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

48.8°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

48.4°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

48.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

47.8°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42.5°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.8°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.5°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.5°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.1°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.6°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.1°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.4°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.2°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35°F

Notes:

Label reads: Section through Manganese Nodule, showing nucleus, North Pacific. 2700 fathoms
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