HMS Challenger
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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6416

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

19 July 1873 - 19 July 1873

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

85

Station/Area Information

Station:

85

Date collected:

19/07/1873

Area:

La Palma Island, Canary Islands

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

1125 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

28.70

Decimal Longitude:

-18.10

Surface Temperature:

69.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Volcanic mud

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02608

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

63°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

61.2°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

59.8°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

58.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

54.8°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

51.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

48.5°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

46°F

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