ANT1312-04Guide, Denise, on Windy Ridge with the Independence Hills behind her. Patriot Hills. West Antarctica
ANT1312-05Guide, Denise, on Windy Ridge with the Independence Hills behind her. Patriot Hills. West Antarctica
LS.0005-00Christine Smith-Siddoway, Investigator on US National Science Foundation research grant, in a huge wind-scoop in Arthur Glacier on Mt. Little. Dark brown planar surface beyond her shows the shear fractures and faults she was studying to reconstruct previous tectonic activity in the area. The rock is Late Cretaceous Byrd Coast Granite. West Antarctica.
LS.0006-00J. Stone collecting glacial erratics off Wells Ridge for cosmogenic isotope exposure dating. Rock in foreground is Paleozoic (Cambrian) Swanson Formation, greenschist facies metagraywacke and metaturbidites of oceanic origin.Rock on peaks behind is Byrd Coast Granite, a Cretaceous leucogranite (granite) with A type chemistry. West Antarctica.