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1. Prince Charles Mountains Bibliography [PCM_Bibliography]
Prince Charles Mountains Bibliography compiled by Ruth Lanyon, contains 277 records.


2. Geology Map of the Larsemann Hills 2004 [lars_geology_2004]
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 ...


3. Collaborative Research: Polyphase Orogenesis and Crustal Differentiation in West Antarctica [NSF-ANT09-44615]
Intellectual Merit: The northern Ford ranges in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica, record events and processes that transformed a voluminous succession of Lower Paleozoic turbidites intruded by calc-alkaline ...


4. Stratigraphic, structural and geochronological data for the Beardmore Group, central Transantarctic Mountains [SMU_GEOL_BEARDMORE]
Geologic field data were collected in the central Transantarctic Mountains in order to study the stratigraphic history, structural geometry, and tectonic history of siliciclastic units ...


5. Beryllium in Antarctic Ultrahigh-Temperature Granulite-Facies Rocks and its Role in Partial Melting of the Lower Continental Crust [grew_OPP0087235]
Text: Geologic evolution of the Napier Complex began in the Early Archean (3800 Ma) prior to a regional ultrahigh temperature metamorphic event (up to 7-11 kbar, 1050-1120 degrees C) sometime ...


6. Crystalline rocks of the Antarctic Peninsula [dlb_APgeothermochron]
This dataset consists of: (1) a suite of crystalline rocks (primarily granitoids & quartzites, with subordinate gneisses, schists, volcanic rocks, and mafic intrusive rocks) collected from the Antarctic ...


7. Development of the Rapid Access Ice Drill: Phase 1 Design [RAID_Phase_1]
We completed a detailed engineering design for a new mobile drilling platform for future use on the ice sheets of Antarctica. Based on a competitive bidding process, a search for an engineering design ...


8. Digital Bedrock Geology of Vermont [GEO_BDRX_DIG]
The digital bedrock maps include outcrop location, lithology, mineralogy, and structure data with orientation of planar and linear features. Faults, folds, and ...


9. Geochemical and geochronological data from Fosdick Mountains, Marie Byrd Land [ANT_0734505_MBL_FosdickMtns]
The data set includes geochemical and geochronological results of selected rock samples from the Ford Ranges, Marie Byrd Land. Samples analyzed are predominantly plutonic rocks within the Fosdick ...


10. Geologic data on glacial materials from the Wilkes margin, Antarctica [Goodge_0337858]
Petrologic, geochemical and geochronological data on glaciomarine sediments from the Wilkes Land margin of Antarctica. Materials studied include dredge clasts collected on cruise NBP01-01 (obtained ...


11. Geologic map of the national parks in the National Capital region, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia (USGS_OFR_2005_1331) [USGS_OFR_2005_1331_NCR_1.0 Online]
More than 51,000 acres within the National Capital Region (NCR) are administered by the National Park Service (NPS). These parks consist of parkways, trails, statues, monuments, memorials, historic ...


12. Hf isotopic compositions of the Napier Complex, Antarctica [Napier_Cmplx_Hf_isotopes_1]
The geochemical community is now assessing the evidence for the origin of the earliest crust and depletion of the Archean mantle through a variety of methods, including documentation of ...


13. Interregional correlations for the Ross Orogen in the Ross Sea/Ross Ice Shelf sector of the Transantarctic Mountains: implications for the tectonic evolution of the palaeo-Pacific Antarctic margin of Gondwana (INTERTAM) [ftalarico_intertam]
Rocks of the Ross Orogen of the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM) are generally interpreted to have evolved during a Neoproterozoic-early Paleozoic cycle of deposition and thermotectonic phases, spanning ...


14. Samples of HYPOABYSSAL Rocks Collected during the 1985-91 ItaliAntarctic Expedition from Localities Included on the Sheets of the UGGS [TER_HYPOABYSSAL]
This data base includes field, petrographycal, geochemical and geochronological data of metamorphic rocks which were sampled in Victoria Land during six italian antarctic expeditions in the period ...


15. Samples of INTRUSIVE Rocks Collected During the 1985-91 ItaliAntarctic Expedition from Localities Reported and Not Reported on the Sheets of the UGGS [TER_INTRUSIVE]
This data base includes field, petrographycal, geochemical and geochronological data of metamorphic rocks which were sampled in Victoria Land during six italian antarctic expeditions in the period ...


16. Samples of METAMORPHIC Rocks Collected Curing the 1985-91 Italian Antarctic Expeditions from Localities Reported and Not Reported on the Sheets of the UGGS [TER_METAMORPHIC]
This data base includes field, petrographycal, geochemical and geochronological data of metamorphic rocks which were sampled in Victoria Land during six italian antarctic expeditions in the period ...


17. BAS Geological Data - Overview [GB-NERC-BAS-AEDC-00048]   CHILD METADATA
The British Antarctic Survey holds one of the most extensive collections of Antarctic rocks and fossils anywhere in the world. These are predominately from the Antarctic Peninsula region and Scotia ...


18. Petrology and geochemistry of alkaline and granitoid intrusions, Pipecleaner Glacier region, southern Victoria Land, Antarctica [K061_1989_1990_NZ_2]
The primary aim was to extend the field mapping, undertaken by previous MSc students from Otage University in Southern Victoria Land. The area mapped included the Miers Valley and around the Pipecleaner ...


19. Crystallization and cooling ages on Ross basement rocks [JPE_Ross]
This data set consists of zircon U-Pb and Argon 40/39 geochronological data on amphiboles and mica from basement granitoids, volcanics and metamorphic rocks of the Ross orogen.


20. Earth Update CD-Rom : encyclopedic real-time source for Earth science data, careers, and activities. Written in Macromedia Director for ease of use. [earth_update]
Earth Update is an interactive, real-time display system of Earth images and data designed for Museums and Schools and now available to the general public as a "realtime museum on a disk"! Running ...


21. EarthRef Digital Archive (ERDA) [ERDA]
[Adapted from EarthRef home page, "http://earthref.org/databases/ERDA/main.htm"] The EarthRef Digital Archive (ERDA) contains any type of digital data object associated with the Earth Sciences. Data ...


22. Geology of the Long Range Inlier, Newfoundland, Canada [Canada_StMarysU_GeoLgRgeInlier]
In northwestern Newfoundland, Proterozoic basement exposed in the Long Range Inlier comprises three lithostratigraphic groupings: (1) a high grade gneiss complex; (2) Grenvillian granitic-charnockitic ...


23. Gunpowder Watershed Clearinghouse Data Products [TU_CSM_GWC]
The Gunpowder Watershed Clearinghouse is supported by the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC), Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), and Towson University. It is hoped that this endeavor will ...


24. Palaeozoic Terrane Correlation: New Zealand and Antarctica [K051_2003_2004_NZ_2]
In St Johns Range and eastern Olympus Range, unusually coarse lithologies at the base of the Beacon Supergroup have the potential to provide significant information on the provenance of the earliest ...


25. Paleozoic tectonics of the Gondwana margin: Provenance of the Sperm Bluff Conglomerate. Implications for Cambrian tectonics and Devonian and younger paleotectonics and paleogeography [K051_2003_2004_NZ_1]
The basement rocks of eastern Northern Victoria Land (NVL) consist of a series of exotic terrances that were accreted to the Gondwanan margin while Andean style convergence was occurring. Conversely, ...


26. Petrological evolution of basement granitoids Southern Victoria Land, Antarctica [K061_1986_1987_NZ_1]
Several workers have studied the basement and other granitoids in the Dry Valleys, without a detailed petrographical and chemical study of these rocks. This study was aimed at elucidating the evolution ...


27. Petrology of Koettlitz Group meto-sediments and gneisses from the mid Taylor Valley and mid Ferrar Glacier areas [K061_1986_1987_NZ_3]
Highly deformed Koettlitz Group rocks from the mid Taylor Valley, Dun Glacier and Catherdral Rocks areas contain migmatitic and non-migmatitic gneisses of unknown parentage. Detailed mapping and examination ...


28. Provenance analysis of Cambrian conglomerates, Northern Victoria Land [K051_2000_2003_NZ_1]
The Cambrian volcanic arc of North Victoria Land and the Cambrian arc of NW Nelson (NZ) are strikingly similar. They are of island arc character but both now lie within continental crust. In NVL ...


29. Regional stratigraphy, sedimentology structure, metamorphic and tectonic history of the lower grade Skelton Group meta-sediments between the Skelton and Koettlitz Glaciers [K002_1975_1976_NZ_1]
A study of the low grade meta-sedimentary rocks of the Skelton and Koettlitz Glacier areas including the unmapped Mt Cocks Range at the head of the Koettlitz Glacier was investigated to add to the ...


30. Rock samples for fission track dating from several locations along the Victoria Land coast, used to obtain rates of uplift and vertical movement of the Transantarctic Mountains [K043_1983_1986_NZ_1]
The study of mountain uplift using fission-track dating techniques requires sampling at regular intervals over significant elevation ranges in order to gain information representing the greatest possible ...


31. Sedimentological and palaentological examination of the Devonian Horlick formation in the Ohio Range of the Horlick Mountains [K026_1979_1980_NZ_1]
15 sections of the Horlick formation were measured in detail along the Ohio escarpment from Discovery Ridge to Lackey Ridge. The Ohio Range contains the only well exposed record of unequivocally marine ...


32. Sedimentological and structural measurements and rock samples for radiometric dating of the Swanson Group and Ford Granodiorite of the Ford Ranges, Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica [K051_1978_1979_NZ_1]
The purpose of the expedition was to examine in detail the pre-Cenozoic geology of the Ford Ranges which comprise the main area of exposed rock in western Marie Byrd Land and the type area of two ...


33. Structural evolution of northern Walcott Bay, South Victoria Land, Antarctica [K061_1993_1994_NZ_1]
Extensive field mapping was carried out in the Hidden Valley area to extend the mapping undertaken in previous years. Several samples were collected and were used to determine the geochemical and ...


34. Structural geology, sedimentology and geological mapping of the Robertson Bay Group along a traverse from the Pitkevitch Glacier to the Millen Range, North Victoria Land [K002_1981_1982_NZ_1]
A traverse from the head of Pitkevitch Glacier to the Millen Range was undertaken to investigate details of the structural geology and sedimentology of the Robertson Bay Group and its correlation ...


35. The Devonian trace fossils of the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area [K026_1988_1989_NZ_1]
The principle aim of this expedition was to extend the knowledge of Devonian trace fossils in the Taylor Group in the Darwin Glacier area, to relate them to earlier published research in the Dry Valley ...


36. The Ferrar Dolerite intrusives of Terra Cotta Mountain, McMurdo Dry Valleys [K061_1987_1988_NZ_3]
The Ferrar Dolerite Group intrusives exposed on the north face of Terra Cotta Mountain on the Upper Taylor Glacier was studied in detail and then expanded to a more regional scale. The work was an ...


37. The Heimdall Erosion surface [K051_2006_2007_NZ_1]
The Heimdall Erosion surface between Mt Jason, Mt Hercules, Mt Electra, Balham Valley, Vashka Lake and Sponsors Peak was investigated with the aim to evaluate the tectonic setting of early Beacon ...


38. The Heimdall and Kukri Erosion surfaces [K051_2007_2008_NZ_1]
The Heimdall Erosion Surface was followed southwards from the Olympus Range through the Asgard Range and onward to the mountains south of the Taylor-Ferrar Glaciers where it is said to die out or ...


39. The distribution and petrogenetic realationship of the various granitoids, gneisses, schists and dykes in the St Johns Range [K042_1985_1986_NZ_2]
The distribution of the various granitoids, gneisses, schists and dykes in the St Johns Range was mapped and a representative suite of samples suitable for major and trace element analysis was collected ...


40. The geology of the Nimrod Glacier - Beaumont Bay area [K002_1960_1961_NZ_2]
The geology of the Nimrod Glacier - Beaumont Bay area was examined to describe the structure, formation and depositional history of the region. Three types of sedimentary rock types were present in ...


41. The geology of the ridges between the Campbell and Aviator Glaciers and Franklin Island, north Victoria Land [K002_1966_1967_NZ_3]
The geology of the ridges between the Campbell and Aviator Glacier, north Victoria Land, was investigated. The oldest rocks in the area are early Paleozoic or PreCambrian metasediments and metavolcanics ...


42. The petrogenesis, petrography, geochemistry and inter-relationships of various dyke intrusives observed in the Wright Valley [K061_1987_1988_NZ_2]
The petrogenesis, petrography, geochemistry and inter-relationships of various dyke intrusives observed in the Wright Valley was investigated. Samples of the different dyke types present were collected ...


43. The pre-Devonian structural and metamorphic history of the basement in the Victoria and Wright Valleys [K042_1984_1985_NZ_1]
The pre-Devonian structural and metamorphic history of the basement in the Victoria and Wright Valleys, with emphasis on the depth of burial and amount of uplift prior to Beacon sedimentation, was ...


44. The relationship between major rock groups in the region around the Rennick Glacier, North Victoria Land [K002_1967_1968_NZ_1]
The relationship between major rock groups in the region around the Rennick Glacier was investigated including the Robertson Bay Group (greywacke and argillites), the Bowers Group (shallow water sediments, ...


45. The structure and metamorphic development of a mid-crustal shear zone that occurs in the basement rocks east of Mt. Dromedary (Koettlitz area), South Victoria Land [K061_1988_1989_NZ_1]
The structure and metamorphic development of a mid-crustal shear zone that occurs in the basement rocks east of Mt. Dromedary, South Victoria Land, was determined. The emphasis was on the structural ...


46. Topographical and geological mapping and investigations of the areas around the Holyoake, Cobham, Swithinbank and Queen Elizabeth Ranges [K002_1964_1965_NZ_1]
Previous mapping of the Miller Range (1961-1962) and the Holyoake Range (60-61) resulted in a generalized stratigraphy for the region but comparisons were tentative as the rock sequences were completely ...


47. Topographical and geological surveys and biology and soil sampling of the Queen Maud Mountains bordering the Ross Ice Shelf between the Axel Heiberg and Shackleton Glaciers [K002_1963_1964_NZ_2]
Geological and topographical surveys were carried out in the mountains bordering the Ross Ice Shelf between the Axel Heiberg and Shackleton Glaciers. The objective was to establish what major rock ...


48. Topographical and geological surveys and biology and soil sampling of the area between the Mawson and Preistly Glaciers, North Victoria Land [K002_1962_1963_NZ_1]
Survey work sufficient to provide ground control for topographical mapping was carried out. The area mapped included the part of North Victoria Land bounded by the Mawson Glacier in the south and ...


49. Topographical and geological surveys and biology and soil sampling of the area between the Pennell and Tucker Glaciers to the Oates Land coast in north Victoria Land [K002_1963_1964_NZ_1]
An area roughly bounded by the Matusevich Glacier (157, 30'E) in the west to the Tucker Glacier in the east and from 72 S north to the Oates Land coast was examined in reconnaissance fashion, including ...


50. Topographical and geological surveys at Carapace Nunatak, Allan Nunatak and the Coombs Hills, Victoria Land, Antarctica [K002_1964_1965_NZ_2]
A detailed geological study of Carapace Nunatak, Allan Nunatak and the Coombs Hills at the head of the Mawson and Mackay Glaciers was conducted. The whole are was systematically covered with three ...


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