HMS Challenger
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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6518

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

9 March 1876 - 9 March 1876

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

331

Station/Area Information

Station:

331

Date collected:

09/03/1876

Area:

Argentine Basin

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

1715 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-37.78

Decimal Longitude:

-30.33

Surface Temperature:

64.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

35.4°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.0279

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02568

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

62°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

58°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

56°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

54.9°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

54.1°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

54°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

53.7°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

51°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

48.5°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

46.5°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

45°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

43.3°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

39.6°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37°F

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