Cover Image

HARDBACK
$38.00



View/Hide Left Panel

TABLE 1 Antarctic Coastal and Continental Shelf Rock-Drilling Sites, 1973 to 2006

Project

Year

Site

Lat

Long

Elev (+) or Wat.Dep (−)

Depth cored

% recov.

Oldest core

Reference

Ross Sea

DSDP 28

1973

270

77°26'S

178°30'W

−634 m

423 m

62%

gneiss - E Paleozoic

Hays, Frakes et al., 1975

271

77°26'S

178°30'W

−562 m

233 m

7%

diamict clasts - E Pliocene

272

77°26'S

178°30'W

−629 m

439 m

37%

diamict - E Miocene

273

77°26'S

178°30'W

−491 m

333 m

25%

diamict - E Miocene

McMurdo Sound area - onshore

DVDP

1973

1

77°50'S

166°40'E

67 m

201 m

98%

basalt - L Quat

Kyle, 1981

1973

2

77°51'S

166°40'E

47 m

179 m

96%

basalt - L Quat

1973

3

77°51'S

166°40'E

48 m

381 m

90%

basalt - L Quat

1974

10

77°35'S

163°31'E

3 m

182 m

83%

diamict - L Miocene

Powell, 1981

1974

11

77°35'S

163°25'E

80.2 m

328 m

94%

diamict - L Miocene

1974

12

77°38'S

162°51'E

75.1 m

185 m

98%

migmatite - E Paleozoic

McMurdo Sound area - offshore

DVDP 15

1975

15

77°26'S

164°23'E

−122 m

62 m

52%

black sand - E Pleist

Barrett and Treves, 1981

MSSTS

1979

1

77°34'S

163°23'E

−195 m

230 m

62%

mudstone - L Oligocene

Barrett, 1986

CIROS

1986

1

77°05'S

164°30'E

−197 m

702 m

98%

boulder congl - L Eocene

Barrett, 1989

CIROS

1984

2

77°41'S

163°32'E

−211 m

168 m

67%

gneiss - E Paleozoic

Barrett and Hambrey, 1992

CRP

1997

1

77°00'S

163°45'E

−154 m

148 m

86%

diamict - E Miocene

CRST, 1998

1998

2

77°00'S

163°43'E

−178 m

624 m

95%

mudstone - Oligocene

CRST, 1999

1999

3

77°00'S

163°43'E

−295 m

939 m

97%

sandstone - Devonian

CRST, 2000

ANDRILL

2006

1

77°55'S

167°01'E

−840 m

1285 m

98%

basalt - E Miocene

Naish et al., 2006

Prydz Bay

ODP 119

1988

739

67°17'S

75°05'E

−412 m

487 m

34%

diamict - L Eo-E Oligocene

Barron, Larsen et al., 1988

1988

740

68°41'S

76°43'E

−808 m

226 m

32%

red beds - ?Triassic

1988

741

68°23'S

76°23'E

−551 m

128 m

26%

sandst, siltst -?E Cretaceous

1988

742

67°33S

75°24'E

−416 m

316 m

53%

mudst, diamict - ?Eo-Olig

1988

743

66°55'S

74°42'E

−989 m

97 m

22%

diamict - Pleistocene

ODP 188

2000

1166

67°42'S

74°47'E

−475 m

381 m

19%

claystone - L Cretaceous

O'Brien, Cooper, Richter et al., 2001

Antarctic Peninsula

ODP 178

1998

1097

66°24'S

70°45'W

−563 m

437 m

14%

diamict - E Pliocene

Barker, Camerlenghi, Acton et al., 1999

1998

1098

64°52'S

64°12'W

−1010 m

47 m

99%

mud - Holocene

1998

1099

64°57'S

64°19'W

−1400 m

108 m

102%

mud - Holocene

1998

1100

66°53'S

65°42'W

−459 m

111 m

5%

diamict - Pleistocene

1998

1102

66°48'S

65°51'W

−431 m

15 m

6%

diamict - Pleistocene?

1998

1103

64°00'S

65°28'W

−494 m

363 m

12%

diamict - L Miocene

SHALDRIL

2005

1

62°17'S

58°45'W

−488 m

108 m

87%

mud - L Pleistocene

http://shaldril.rice.edu/ Anderson et al., 2007

SHALDRIL

2006

3

63°51'S

54°39'W

−340 m

20 m

32%

mudst - L Eo/E Oligocene

2006

5

63°15'S

52°22'W

−506 m

23 m

40%

muddy sand - mid Miocene

2006

6

63°20'S

52°22'W

−532 m

21 m

n/a

muddy sand - E Pliocene

2006

12

63°16'S

52°50'W

−442 m

4 m

64%

mudst - Oligocene



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement