HMS Challenger
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Deposits

BRSMG-Cc6520

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

21 March 1876 - 21 March 1876

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

338

Station/Area Information

Station:

338

Date collected:

21/03/1876

Area:

Mid Atlantic Ridge

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

1990 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-21.25

Decimal Longitude:

-14.03

Surface Temperature:

76.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.3°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Globigerina ooze

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.0251

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

75.4°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

71.5°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

67.2°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

63°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

59.3°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

55.3°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

52.3°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

49.9°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

48°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

46°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

44.4°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

43°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

38.8°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

38.1°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

38°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

37.9°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.8°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

37.7°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

37.6°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

37.4°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

37.3°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

37.2°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

37.1°F

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