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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6458

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

21 August 1874 - 21 August 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

179

Station/Area Information

Station:

179

Date collected:

21/08/1874

Area:

West of Vanuatu, New Hebrides

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

2325 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-15.97

Decimal Longitude:

160.80

Surface Temperature:

79°F

Bottom Temperature:

36°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02797

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

71.1°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

55.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45.2°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

41.6°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.9°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.3°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.8°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.4°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

36°F

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