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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6447

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 June 1874 - 17 June 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

165

Station/Area Information

Station:

165

Date collected:

17/06/1874

Area:

Off Sydney, Australia

Water body:

Tasman Sea

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

2600 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-34.83

Decimal Longitude:

155.47

Surface Temperature:

64.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

34.5°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02801

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02579

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