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Potassium–Argon Ages of Some Rocks from the South Atlantic

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THE ages of micas separated from a number of rocks from the South Orkney Islands have been determined using the potassium–argon method.

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    Tilley, C. E., “Report on Rocks from the South Orkney Islands”, “Discovery” Report X, 383 (1935).

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    Holmes, A., Trans. Edin. Geol. Soc., 17, Pt. 3, 183 (1959).

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    Adie, R. J., “The Petrology of Graham Land III. Metamorphic Rocks of the Trinity Peninsula Series”. Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey Scientific Reports No. 20, 21 (1957).

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    Matthews, D. H., Geol. Mag., 96, No. 6, 425 (1959).

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