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Repository: National Lacustrine Core Repository
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Ship: Topi
Cruise: EDW
Hole: EDW-EDW96-6A
Device: downhole coring
Lake: Lake Edward
Latitude: -0.23667
Longitude: 29.835
Water Depth(m): 12
Date: 19961231
PI: James Russell, Kerry Kelts, Tom Johnson
Core length (cm): 400
Diameter (cm): 6
Storage: refrigerated
Province: lake, inland fresh water

Country: Uganda; State/Province: Bushenyi; Elevation (m): 912; LacCoreID: EDW-EDW96-6A; FieldID: E6; Date: 1996-12-31; Water Depth: 12m; Sediment Depth: 0-4m; Position: exact (read from GPS); Sample Type: core
1 :    EDW-E96-6A-6M   0 to 139 0 cm to 139 cm downhole (device=drill, sediment) Unit: I
Data/Photo: barrel sheet
Geologic Age: Holocene
Absolute Age at top: 0
Absolute Age at bottom: 3000
Comments: Mackereth corer(former core id=Edward96-E96-6-6M) site location: Bushenyi, Uganda; exact position (read from GPS)
Description: Massive, peaty silt grading into calcareous clayey silt.
2 :    EDW-E96-6A-6M   141 to 147 141 cm to 147 cm downhole (device=drill, sediment) Unit: Ia
Data/Photo: barrel sheet
Geologic Age: Holocene
Absolute Age at top: 0
Absolute Age at bottom: 3000
Comments: Mackereth corer(former core id=Edward96-E96-6-6M)
Description: Gastropod hash.
3 :    EDW-E96-6A-6M   147 to 211 147 cm to 211 cm downhole (device=drill, sediment) Unit: II
Data/Photo: barrel sheet
Geologic Age: Holocene
Absolute Age at top: 4300
Absolute Age at bottom: 5300
Comments: Mackereth corer(former core id=Edward96-E96-6-6M)
Description: Clayey and slightly sandy silts with abundant gastropod and mollusc debris and fine-grained micrite. Gradational contact to underlying Unit III.
4 :    EDW-E96-6A-6M   211 to 400 211 cm to 400 cm downhole (device=drill, sediment) Unit: III
Data/Photo: barrel sheet
Geologic Age: Holocene
Absolute Age at top: 5300
Absolute Age at bottom: 8600
Comments: Mackereth corer(former core id=Edward96-E96-6-6M)
Description: Clayey and slightly sandy silts with abundant gastropod and mollusc debris. Shell debris is distributed in cm-thick beds as well as matrix-supported lags.
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