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Pteropod ooze deposits

BRSMG-Cc6312

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

15 March 1874 - 15 March 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

23

Station/Area Information

Station:

23

Date collected:

15/03/1873

Area:

Off Sombrero Island, Antilles

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

450 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

18.40

Decimal Longitude:

-63.47

Surface Temperature:

76°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Pteropod ooze

Notes:

Label reads: Pteropod Ooze. Off Sombrero Island, West Indies, 450 fathoms
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