Victoria University Antarctic Research Expedition Science and Logistics Reports 1980-81: VUWAE 25
B. Beacon Studies
B. Beacon Studies.
The purpose is to sample key strata and rock types for magnetic measurements to determine ancient pole positions. Measurements of samples from the 1978-79 season show that meaningful results can come only from a few rock types, and more samples are now needed.
The Permian coal measure sequence in the Lashly Mountains will be investigated to correlate with the work done during the previous two seasons further north.