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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6456

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

15 August 1874 - 15 August 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

176

Station/Area Information

Station:

176

Date collected:

15/08/1874

Area:

South-west of Viti Levu Island, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

1450 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-18.50

Decimal Longitude:

175.87

Surface Temperature:

77.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.2°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02829

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02376

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

76°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

75.2°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

72.9°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

69.7°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

67°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

64°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

61°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

56.8°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

41.8°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.3°F

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