Event NameUniversity of Waikato| Antarctic Research Unit| 1973-1974AbstractThe main aim of the expedition was to undertake a detailed bathymetric amd sediment survey of Lake Bonney in the Taylor Valley.
Supplementary work included:
(ii) Reconnaissance of the Koettlitz Glacier region and the Asgard Ranges| for future research projects.
(iii) Relative glacial chronology and geomorphology of the Taylor Glacier – Lake Bonney area.
(iv) Investigation of the thermokast process as a method of de-icing cored moraines.
(v) Overland flow and stream bifurcation| Lake Bonney
(vi) Soil salt concentrations as indicators of ancestral lake levels in relation to past climatic events.
(vii) Richter footslope development in the Olympus Range.
(viii) Shallow sediment core of Lake Vanda.PersonnelC Reynolds (Field assistant)J Gumbley (Postgrad student)A Field (Postgrad student)Dr TR Healy (Earth scientist)R HoldsworthDr C HendyProf AT Wilson (Leader/geochemist)LocationsLake BonneyLake VandaLake BuddhaAdams GlacierLake HowesRound MountainLake JoyceGeolocation Position Position Position PositionSeason1973-1974