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Foraminifera

MANCH-601723

Holding institution:

Licence:

HMS Challenger project IPR statement

Scientific name:

Foraminifera

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

25 March 1876 - 25 March 1876

Form:

Microscope slide

Station:

341

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Chromista

Phylum:

Foraminifera

Synonyms:

Planispirina sigmoidea

Station/Area Information

Station:

341

Date collected:

25/03/1876

Area:

Mid Atlantic Ridge

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

1475 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-12.27

Decimal Longitude:

-13.73

Surface Temperature:

79°F

Bottom Temperature:

38.2°F

Sediment sample:

Pteropod ooze

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02794

Temperature at 10 fathoms:

79°F

Temperature at 20 fathoms:

78.2°F

Temperature at 30 fathoms:

76.7°F

Temperature at 40 fathoms:

74.2°F

Temperature at 50 fathoms:

71.4°F

Temperature at 60 fathoms:

68.2°F

Temperature at 70 fathoms:

64.8°F

Temperature at 80 fathoms:

61.8°F

Temperature at 90 fathoms:

59.2°F

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

57.3°F

Temperature at 110 fathoms:

55.4°F

Temperature at 120 fathoms:

54°F

Temperature at 130 fathoms:

52.7°F

Temperature at 140 fathoms:

51.6°F

Temperature at 150 fathoms:

50.8°F

Temperature at 160 fathoms:

50°F

Temperature at 170 fathoms:

49.3°F

Temperature at 180 fathoms:

48.5°F

Temperature at 190 fathoms:

47.8°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

47°F

Temperature at 225 fathoms:

45.8°F

Temperature at 250 fathoms:

44.7°F

Temperature at 275 fathoms:

43.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

42.6°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

40.3°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

39.3°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

39°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

38.9°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

38.8°F

Temperature at 900 fathoms:

38.7°F

Temperature at 1000 fathoms:

38.6°F

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