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Clay

MANCH-493152

Holding institution:

Donor:

FG Pearcey

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 October 1875 - 27 October 1875

Form:

Dry

Station:

291

Station/Area Information

Station:

291

Date collected:

27/10/1875

Area:

Pacific Antarctic Ridge

Water body:

Southwest Pacific Ocean

FAO:

81

Depth (Fathoms):

2250 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-39.22

Decimal Longitude:

-118.82

Surface Temperature:

53.00°F

Bottom Temperature:

34.60°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02758

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02548

Temperature at 25 fathoms:

52.1°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

50.8°F

Temperature at 75 fathoms:

49.5°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

47.7°F

Temperature at 125 fathoms:

46.1°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

45.4°F

Temperature at 175 fathoms:

44.9°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

44.4°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

44°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

43.6°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

43.3°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

42.9°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

41.4°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

40.1°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39.2°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.3°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

37.5°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

36.8°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

36.2°F

Temperature at 1100 fathoms:

35.9°F

Temperature at 1200 fathoms:

35.8°F

Temperature at 1300 fathoms:

35.7°F

Temperature at 1400 fathoms:

35.5°F

Temperature at 1500 fathoms:

35.4°F

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