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Akarui Point, Lützow-Holm Bay, Queen Maud Land, Eastern Antarctica, Antarctica

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 68° 30' South , 41° 24' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -68.50000,41.40000
GeoHash:G#: hgv6q1fw9
Other regions containing this locality:Antarctic Meteorites
Locality type:Point
Köppen climate type:EF : Ice cap climate

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Tetsuo Kawakami et al. (2005) Annual Meeting of the JAMP, 2005.
Kawakami, T., Grew, E. S., Motoyoshi, Y., Shearer, C. K., Ikeda, T., Burger, P. V., & Kusachi, I. (2008). Kornerupine sensu stricto associated with mafic and ultramafic rocks in the Lützow-Holm Complex at Akarui Point, East Antarctica: what is the source of boron?. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 308(1), 351-375.
Yuki Mori, Takeshi Ikeda (2017) Formation of Corona around Corundum from Akarui Point in the Lützow-Holm Complex, East Antarctica: Controlling factor and P-T slope of reaction. JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017 - SMP42-P02

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