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Blue mud deposits

BRSMG-Cc6145

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 October 1874 - 3 October 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

195

Station/Area Information

Station:

195

Date collected:

03/10/1874

Area:

Off Banda, Maluku, Indonesia

Water body:

Banda Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

1425 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-4.35

Decimal Longitude:

129.12

Surface Temperature:

82°F

Bottom Temperature:

38°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02762

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0227

Notes:

Label reads: Washings of a 'Blue Mud'. Dredged from the Banda Sea, off Ceram Island. Depth 1425 fathoms. In pencil inside box: Station 195
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