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Geology Map of the Larsemann Hills 2004
Entry ID: lars_geology_2004

Abstract: The Larsemann Hills region is dominated by two major lithological associations, a Palaeoproterozoic felsic/mafic orthogneiss complex (Sostrene Orthogneiss) which occurs as basement to a sequence of pelitic, psammitic and felsic paragneiss (supergroup = Brattstrand Paragneiss) and felsic intrusives. The depositional age of the Brattstrand Paragneiss sequences are controversial but isotopic data ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -69.33   S: -69.48   E: 76.55   W: 75.95

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Carson, C. and Grew, E.
Dataset Title: Geology Map of the Larsemann Hills 2004
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2007-08-08
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-11-16
Stop Date: 2004-02-04
Quality A draft geological map (scale 1:25 000) of the Larsemann Hills was generated by Rupert Summerson (National Resource Information Centre) and Dr Doug E Thost (AGSO, = Geoscience Australia, GA) for the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) on the 27 Jan 1997. Geological information depicted on that map is derived from a number of sources, primarily from unpublished field data of Carson (1991/92, ... View entire text
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 26 MB
Distribution Format: shapefile
Fees: free
Phone: +61 2 6249 9072
Email: chris.carson at
Contact Address:
Geoscience Australia
Corner of Jerrabomberra Av. and Hindmarsh Drv.,
GPO Box 378
City: Symonston
Province or State: Australian Capital Territory
Postal Code: 2609
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-14