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Glaciation in Taylor Valley, Antarctica, older than 2.7 million years

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Abstract

Potassium-argon dates for three samples of basaltic scoria from Taylor Valley, on the west side of McMurdo Sound, indicate that the basalt, which antedates and postdates major glaciations, is at least 2.7 million years old.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Glaciation in Taylor Valley, Antarctica, older than 2.7 million years
Series title:
Science
Volume
159
Issue:
3811
Year Published:
1968
Language:
English
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First page:
187
Last page:
189