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Manganese nodule deposits

BRSMG-Cc6102

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

12 July 1875 - 12 July 1875

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

252

Station/Area Information

Station:

252

Date collected:

12/07/1875

Area:

Middle of Northeast Pacific

Water body:

Northeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

77

Depth (Fathoms):

2740 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

37.87

Decimal Longitude:

-160.28

Surface Temperature:

65°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.3°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02773

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0247

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

55.6°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

54°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

52.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

51.1°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

49.9°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

48.7°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

47.4°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

46.1°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

44°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

43.1°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

42.3°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

39.8°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

38.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

37.3°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

36.7°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

35.9°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

35.8°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

35.6°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.5°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.4°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.4°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.3°F

Notes:

Label reads: Manganese Nodule 2470 fathoms
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