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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6502

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

30 August 1875 - 30 August 1875

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

268

Station/Area Information

Station:

268

Date collected:

30/08/1875

Area:

Off North-east of Christmas Island, Line Islands

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

77

Depth (Fathoms):

2900 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

7.58

Decimal Longitude:

-149.82

Surface Temperature:

81°F

Bottom Temperature:

34.8°F

Sediment sample:

Radiolarian ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02776

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02255

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

79.3°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

79.3°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

79.3°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

78.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

74°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

63.4°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

56.2°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

52.6°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

51°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

50.3°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

49.8°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

49.6°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

49.4°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

49.2°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

49°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

48.8°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

48.6°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

48.4°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

48.2°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45.8°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

43.2°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

41.1°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

40°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

38.2°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

36.7°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

36.3°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.8°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.3°F

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