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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6409

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

30 June 1873 - 30 June 1873

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

73

Station/Area Information

Station:

73

Date collected:

30/06/1873

Area:

South of Flores Island, Azores Islands, Portugal

Water body:

Northwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

27

Depth (Fathoms):

1000 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

38.50

Decimal Longitude:

-31.23

Surface Temperature:

69°F

Bottom Temperature:

39.4°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Pteropod ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02883

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

59.8°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

57°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

54°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

49°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

45.5°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

43.4°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

42°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

41°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

39.4°F

Notes:

Label inside: Washings of Mud. Dredge
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