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Weddell seal distribution of in the vicinity of Casey station
Entry ID: wed_casey

Abstract: Observations on the distribution of Weddell seals in the vicinity of Casey Station were made from a helicopter November 5, 1998. This is during the pupping season. The weather was sunny, wind 15kts, and time 1300 hours.

In the area of the Windmill Islands, from the Vanderford Glacier to Donovan Islands, we counted 168 adult seals, 130 of which (77%) were in Penney Bay in the vicinity of Herring ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -67.0   E: 111.0   W: 110.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-11-05
Stop Date: 1998-11-05
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start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality Observations from a squirrel helicopter.
Non-systematic survey, due to small area of fast-ice.
One year only.
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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7 Pentland Street
City: Dunedin
Country: New Zealand
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-06-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24

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