Ross Sea Region Soil Sites
177000
177
1-Dec-1965
O WILKES
SITE KEY
SITE NO
REASON SAMPLED
DATE RECORDED
AUTHORS
DESCRIPTION
MAP SURVEY
PHOTO RECORD
-56.3670
/
-82.5333
LAT LONG
82deg 32'S
56deg 22'E
/
Lat/Long (deg)
]
ALTITUDE (m)
GEOLOGICAL 
SETTING
SLOPE (deg)
ASPECT
TEMPERATURE  (degC)
DEPTH (cm)
SOIL MOISTURE STATUS
Est MAT (degC)
SOIL CLIMATE ZONE
SOIL PARENT MATERIAL
BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY
PATTERNED GROUND
SURFACE WEATHERING  or 
SURFACE FEATURES
PREVIOUS DISTURBANCE
PROFILE DESCRIPTION
Part
Yes
SAMPLES
a,b,c
Med
Hi
/
FROZEN TYPE
FROZEN GROUND DEPTH(cm)
SOIL WEATHERING STAGE
Notes:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seive
Size
VolMoisture  
Drill Vol
VolMoisture  
(BD=2)
Soluble Salt 
Concentration
Gravimetric 
Moisture
Particle 
Size
Dry Bulk
Density
Bulk
Density
Base
(cm)
Top
(cm)
Depth 
description
Sample
name
Sample
Key
Physical Data:
 
 
 
Notes
Grav.
MCont
Fe2O3
PartSize
<0.002
PartSize
0.02-0.002
PartSize
0.05-0.02
PartSize
0.1-0.05
PartSize
0.25-0.1
PartSize
0.5-0.25
PartSize
2-0.5
PartSize
<2mm
Sample 
Key
Particle Size
17700001
43.00
53.10
9.20
4.80
3.10
15.00
14.30
0.30
0.06
17700002
29.00
48.00
8.00
4.00
2.70
18.40
18.50
0.30
0.07
17700003
41.00
39.30
7.50
3.90
2.20
16.90
29.70
0.40
0.06
 
 
 
Notes
NO3
meq/100g
SO4
meq/100g
Cl
meq/100g
K
meq/100g
Mg
meq/100g
Ca
meq/100g
Na
meq/100g
EC
mmho/cm
pH
Solution Chemistry:
Sample 
Key
17700001
9.40
0.07
17700002
9.30
0.10
17700003
8.90
0.27
0.05
0.90
0.10
0.02
0.06
1.00
0.30
 
 
 
CAL
HB
FLD
QTZ
HT
FE 
CHL
SM
CHL
HIV
VT
ICHL
HIV 
IHM
IHM
MICA
Notes
Sample 
Key
Clay Mineralogy:
17700001
25
10
15
17700002
60
20
20
17700003
60
40
20
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