HMS Challenger
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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6519

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

16 March 1876 - 16 March 1876

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

335

Station/Area Information

Station:

335

Date collected:

16/03/1876

Area:

Mid Atlantic Ridge

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

1425 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-32.40

Decimal Longitude:

-13.08

Surface Temperature:

73.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

37°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Pteropod ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02783

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02473

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

69.8°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

64°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

61.3°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

59.3°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

57.7°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

56.2°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

54.8°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

53.4°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

52°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

50.8°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

49.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

48°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

43°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

39.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.1°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37°F

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