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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6453

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

17 July 1874 - 17 July 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

171A

Station/Area Information

Station:

171A

Date collected:

17/07/1874

Area:

North of Kermadec Island, New Zealand

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

2900 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-25.08

Decimal Longitude:

-172.93

Surface Temperature:

72°F

Bottom Temperature:

34.3°F

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02472

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

67.6°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

59.2°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

50.4°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

44°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

41.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.9°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.9°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.7°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.4°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

36°F

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