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Globigerina ooze deposits

BRSMG-Cc6297

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

4 March 1873 - 4 March 1873

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

13

Station/Area Information

Station:

13

Date collected:

04/03/1873

Area:

Mid Atlantic Ridge

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

1900 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

21.63

Decimal Longitude:

-44.65

Surface Temperature:

72°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.8°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02899

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02607

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

66°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

60.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

54.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

49.5°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

42°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

40.5°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

39.1°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

38.3°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

37.2°F

Notes:

Label reads: Globigerina Ooze. Slightly washed. North Atlantic. 1900 fathoms. In pencil in box reads: 4-4-73. Lat 21?38'N Long 44?39'W. Note: Actually 4th March 1873, not April.
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