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Lake sediment

OUMNH-Hist.Rocks 3922

Holding institution:

Donor:

H.N. Moseley

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

26 December 1873 - 26 December 1873

Form:

Dry

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

26 December 1873

Area:

Freshwater Lake, Marion Island, South Africa

Water body:

Antartic Indian Ocean

Notes:

Sample in stoppered glass bottle. Printed/handwritten label attached to bottle reads "From the shores of a No. Freshwater Date. Lake Lat. Marion Long. Island Depth. NE Coast. Dec 26.1873". To see Oxford University Museum of Natural History's database go to http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/collect/lifecoll2.htm
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