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Twin Rocks, Antarctica, 1997

United States Geological Survey

Twin Rocks, Antarctica, 1997

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Published by Antarctica New Zealand .
Written in English


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FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10948369M
ISBN 100607942207
ISBN 109780607942200
OCLC/WorldCa44177048

According to ANSMET records, individual season totals have varied from 30 (in ) to more than meteorites (in , , and ). In all, roug Antarctic meteorites have been found by ANSMET teams during the past 25 years. The total reaches nea when Japanese and European collections are included. An international team of researchers supported by the National Science Foundation will journey to Antarctica this month to search for evidence that the now-frozen continent may have been the.


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