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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6460

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

28 August 1874 - 28 August 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

183

Station/Area Information

Station:

183

Date collected:

28/08/1874

Area:

East of Cape York Peninsula, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

1700 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-12.70

Decimal Longitude:

146.77

Surface Temperature:

78°F

Bottom Temperature:

36°F

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02798

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02364

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

76.2°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

69.5°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

61.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

54.5°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

48.9°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

41.2°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

39.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.9°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.1°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

36°F

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