HMS Challenger
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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6437

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

7 March 1874 - 7 March 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

158

Station/Area Information

Station:

158

Date collected:

07/03/1874

Area:

Indian Antarctic Ridge

Water body:

Eastern Indian Ocean

FAO:

57

Depth (Fathoms):

1800 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-50.02

Decimal Longitude:

123.07

Surface Temperature:

45°F

Bottom Temperature:

33.5°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02776

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02672

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

44.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

43.4°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

42.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

41.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

39.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.3°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

34.7°F

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