HMS Challenger
Home  /  HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Shell Sand

MANCH-493128

Holding institution:

Donor:

FG Pearcey

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 August 1874 - 9 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

27 August 1874 - 9 September 1874

Area:

North of Cape York,Torres Strait, Australia

Water body:

Coral Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

8-6 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-10.50

Decimal Longitude:

142.30

Notes:

Based on depth possibly station 186 or 187. Calcareous foraminiferal sand with glauconite casts inside shells
  • image manch-493128