HMS Challenger
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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6418

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

21 August 1873 - 21 August 1873

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

102

Station/Area Information

Station:

102

Date collected:

21/08/1873

Area:

Sierra Leone Basin

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

2450 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

3.13

Decimal Longitude:

-14.48

Surface Temperature:

78°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.4°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02796

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02324

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

78.5°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

76.2°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

73.5°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

70.5°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

67.8°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

65°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

61°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

57°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

51.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

46.8°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

41.8°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

40.6°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

39.9°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.4°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

38.1°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

37.6°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

37°F

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