HMS Challenger
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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6389

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

12 February 1873 - 12 February 1873

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

VIII

Station/Area Information

Station:

VIII

Date collected:

12/02/1873

Area:

SW of Gomera Island, Canary Islands

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

620 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

28.05

Decimal Longitude:

-17.45

Surface Temperature:

64.5°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

64.4°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

64.3°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

64.2°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

64.1°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

64°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

63.9°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

63.8°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

63.7°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

63.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

63°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

61.4°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

60°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

59.1°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

58.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

57.6°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

54.2°F

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