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The bathymetry and sedimentology of Lake Joyce
Entry ID: K009_1972_1973_NZ_4

Abstract: 18 holes were drilled through the floating ice of Lake Joyce. The position of the holes were surveyed, the ice thickness and water depths were measured and the coring of the bottom sediments was completed where it was possible. The permanent floating ice was described. The bathymetry of the lake was described. The sediments collected from the 18 holes were examined and described. Samples were returned to New Zealand for dating.
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  N: -77.72   S: -77.72   E: 161.62   W: 161.62

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-12-02
Stop Date: 1973-01-19
Quality In the University of Waikato Antarctic Research Unit report to Antarctica New Zealand (held in their logistics reports) and written section make reference to Figures 1-3 (Figure 1: The permanent floating ice on Lake Joyce was found to be of two discrete thicknesses which makes Lake Joyce unique amongst Antarctic lakes, Figure 2 and 3: The bathymetry of lake Joyce was determined from the 18 holes ... View entire text
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Country: New Zealand
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-15
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