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Red clay deposits

BRSMG-Cc6303

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

23 June 1875 - 23 June 1875

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

241

Station/Area Information

Station:

241

Date collected:

23/06/1875

Area:

East of Japan

Water body:

Northwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

61

Depth (Fathoms):

2300 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

35.68

Decimal Longitude:

157.70

Surface Temperature:

69.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.1°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02764

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02447

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

64.7°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

62.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

60.8°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

59.3°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

57.5°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

55.5°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

53.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

50.7°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

48.7°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

46.3°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

44°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

42.4°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

39.8°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

36.9°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.6°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.4°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.1°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.1°F

Notes:

Label reads: Red Clay. 23 June, 1895. 2300 fathoms. Transitional Red Clay. (1875?? - depth, date and sediment data fit)
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