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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6503

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

2 September 1875 - 2 September 1875

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

269

Station/Area Information

Station:

269

Date collected:

02/09/1875

Area:

Off North-east of Christmas Island, Line Islands

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

77

Depth (Fathoms):

2925 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

5.90

Decimal Longitude:

-147.03

Surface Temperature:

81.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.2°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Radiolarian ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.92777

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02273

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

80.4°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

78°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

77.8°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

77.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

77.8°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

77.6°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

77°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

73.1°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

66°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

59.5°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

55.4°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

52.5°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

51.1°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

50.3°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

49.7°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

49.4°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

49.2°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

49°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

48.8°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

48.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

46°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

43.7°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

41.4°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.9°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.6°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.7°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

35.5°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.3°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.2°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.2°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.2°F

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