HMS Challenger
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NHMUK-M 28

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Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 February 1873 - 26 February 1873

Form:

Dry

Station:

9

Citations:

Deep Sea Deposits, Report of the Scientific Results of the Exploring Voyage of HMS Challenger 1873-1876

Station/Area Information

Station:

9

Date collected:

26/02/1873

Area:

Cape Verde Basin

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

34

Depth (Fathoms):

3150 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

23.38

Decimal Longitude:

-35.18

Surface Temperature:

69°F

Bottom Temperature:

36.8°F

Gear:

Dredge

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Specific Gravity at water bottom:

1.02857

Specific Gravity at water surface:

1.02656

Notes:

Mix of microscope slides and dry
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