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Coral sand deposits

BRSMG-Cc6137

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

22 July 1874 - 22 July 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

172

Station/Area Information

Station:

172

Date collected:

22/07/1874

Area:

Tonga Island

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

18 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-20.97

Decimal Longitude:

-175.15

Surface Temperature:

75°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Coral sand

Notes:

Label reads: Calcareous foraminiferal Sand (Coral Sand). Reefs Tongatabu. Friendly Isl. Depth 18 fathoms.
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