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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6419

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

1 September 1873 - 1 September 1873

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

112

Station/Area Information

Station:

112

Date collected:

01/09/1873

Area:

North of Fernando Noronha Island, Brazil

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

2200 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-3.55

Decimal Longitude:

-32.27

Surface Temperature:

78°F

Bottom Temperature:

34°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02817

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

78°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

78°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

77.5°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

73.3°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

63.2°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

59°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

56.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

54.4°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

46.8°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

42°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

39.7°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

38.6°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

38.1°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

37.9°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37.6°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

37.5°F

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