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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Geological specimen

Accession no.: Y: 2010/39
Object name: Geological specimen
Title: Geological specimen
Description: A piece of fossil wood (dadoxylon) showing annual rings, found in approximately 250 million year old rock in the Horlick Mountains, Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica.
Classified name:
SPRI theme geology
Current place name Antarctic regions > Transantarctic Mountains
UDC 56
Geographic UDC (*701.1)
Getty AAT fossils
Field collection:
Place Antarctic regions > Transantarctic Mountains > Horlick Mountains
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A piece of fossilised wood, showing annual growth rings.

  • Width: 96mm, height: 18mm, length: 136mm