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Syowa-South Pole Traverse 1968-1969


Notes

Map: Fujiwara and Endo, 1971, insert.

Station Information: Fujiwara and Endo, 1971, p. 154-182.

Temperature and Depth: Fujiwara and Endo, 1971, p. 69. Temperature reported in Celsius, depth is in meters. "The temperatures were determined by a thermistor themometer, keeping enough time before final readings were taken. Care was taken not to leave boring scraps of snow at the bottom of the holes." (Fujiwara and Endo, 1971, p. 68-69)

* Flag: Represents how temperature was derived. Values reported as (S) represent a single point measurement. This measurement has not been corrected for short term thermal decay or annual thermal cycle.


Data Sources

Fujiwara, K., and Y. Endo, 1971. Preliminary Report of Glaciological Studies. Report of the Japanese Traverse Syowa-South Pole 1968-1969, JARE Scientific Reports, Special Issue, No. 2, 68-109.