HMS Challenger
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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6482

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 September 1874 - 24 September 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

191A

Station/Area Information

Station:

191A

Date collected:

24/09/1874

Area:

East of Kai Island, Indonesia

Water body:

Arafura Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

580 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-5.43

Decimal Longitude:

133.32

Surface Temperature:

81.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

40.7°F

Sediment sample:

Green mud

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.0276

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02255

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

80°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

75.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

71.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

67.5°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

63°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

59°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

54.7°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

51.5°F

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