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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6510

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

6 October 1875 - 6 October 1875

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

281

Station/Area Information

Station:

281

Date collected:

06/10/1875

Area:

North of Tubai Island, French Polynesia

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

FAO:

77

Depth (Fathoms):

2385 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-22.35

Decimal Longitude:

-150.28

Surface Temperature:

74.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

34.9°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02841

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0246

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

74.3°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

73.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

72.1°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

68.9°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

65.7°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

62.5°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

59.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

56.2°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

53.1°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

47.4°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

45.6°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

42.3°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.5°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.3°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.4°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.5°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

36°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.8°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.6°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.5°F

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