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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6509

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

4 October 1875 - 4 October 1875

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

280

Station/Area Information

Station:

280

Date collected:

04/10/1875

Area:

South of Tahiti, French Polynesia

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

77

Depth (Fathoms):

2385 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-18.67

Decimal Longitude:

-149.87

Surface Temperature:

77.2°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.3°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02842

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02453

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

76.9°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

76.2°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

75°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

73°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

70°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

66.4°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

62.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

58°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

52.8°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

48.1°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

46.1°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

44.9°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

41.7°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.2°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38.8°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.9°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.8°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.4°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

36.1°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.9°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.8°F

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