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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6402

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 March 1873 - 28 March 1873

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

27

Station/Area Information

Station:

27

Date collected:

28/03/1873

Area:

Sargasso Sea

Water body:

Western Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

31

Depth (Fathoms):

2960 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

22.82

Decimal Longitude:

-65.32

Surface Temperature:

75.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.2°F

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02803

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02484

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

72.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

64.7°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

57°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

49.7°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

42.2°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

40.8°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

39.4°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

38.1°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

37.5°F

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