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Red mud deposits

BRSMG-Cc6306

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

9 September 1873 - 9 September 1873

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

120

Station/Area Information

Station:

120

Date collected:

09/09/1873

Area:

Off Pernambuco, Brazil

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

675 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-8.62

Decimal Longitude:

-34.47

Surface Temperature:

78°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red mud

Notes:

Label reads: Red Mud. Dried as obtained. Lat. 8? 37S., Long.34?28W. 765 fthms. NOTE: Depth incorrect - should be 675 fathoms
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