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ID-324 :   Glaciological observations on Mt. Logan, Yukon, Canada



Research/Observation Title

Glaciological observations on Mt. Logan, Yukon, Canada

Science Summary (common)

To search for a suitable drill site on Mt. Logan, snow pits were dug at three different altitudes, and samples were collected from the pit wall at each site.

Planning Period

Planning Start Year 1999 〜 Planning End Year 1999

Principal Investigator

National Institute of Polar Research
- Individual Project Information 1/1 Research/Observation Period 2000-07-01 〜 2000-08-31

Funding Information Other Funding Details

Circum-Polar study on environmental record by ice core analyses in northern hemisphere




RollContact PersonNameKumiko GOTO-AZUMAAffiliationNational Institute of Polar
RollContact PersonNameR. M. KOERNERAffiliationGeological survey of CanadaCountryCanada
RollContact PersonNameM. WASZKIEWICZAffiliationGeological survey of CanadaCountryCanada
RollContact PersonNameG, HOLDSWORTHAffiliationUniv. of CalgaryCountryCanada

Research/Observation Methods

A fixed wing aircraft and a helicopter were used to transport equipment, food and personnel. Skies were also used to travel on the glacier. The personnel was camped at three different altitudes.

Research/Observation Period

2000-07-01 〜 2000-08-31

Research/Observation Point (Detail)

Field Site: Mt. Logan, Yukon, Canada Latitude [degree]: 60.567084 Longitude [degree]: -140.405293
Data Registration
05:37 on Fri April 26, 2019
Last Update
05:37 on Fri April 26, 2019