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Blue Ice Tephra II - Brimstone Peak
Entry ID: NSIDC-0114_1

Abstract: This data set is the result of a study of volcanic ash and rock fragment (tephra) layers in exposed blue ice areas on Brimstone Peak (75.888S 158.55E) in East Antarctica. Tephra samples were collected between 15 November 1996 and 15 January 1997. The Antarctic ice sheets preserve a record of the volcanic ash layers and chemical aerosol signatures of local and distant volcanic eruptions. ... View entire text
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Description: Blue Ice Tephra II - Brimstone Peak
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -75.86   S: -75.9   E: 158.67   W: 158.55

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dunbar, N.
Dataset Title: Blue Ice Tephra II - Brimstone Peak
Dataset Series Name: NSIDC-0114
Dataset Release Date: 2003-02-18T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-12-31
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Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: info at
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Contact Address:
New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources
Earth and Environmental Science Department
New Mexico Tech
City: Socorro
Province or State: NM
Postal Code: 87801-4796
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-02-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-09