HMS Challenger
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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6457

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

19 August 1874 - 19 August 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

178

Station/Area Information

Station:

178

Date collected:

19/08/1874

Area:

West of Vanuatu, New Hebrides

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

2650 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-16.78

Decimal Longitude:

165.33

Surface Temperature:

79°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.8°F

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

76°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

71.5°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

65°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

57°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

51.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

47.5°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42.3°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.5°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.8°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

35.8°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.8°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.8°F

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