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Summary Information for Field Activity 1970-004-FA

Area of Operations: Virgin Islands platform, U.S. Virgin Islands, United States, northeast Caribbean, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 09, 1970 to April 14, 1970

Chief scientist: Lou Garrison

Objectives: High-resolution seismic survey.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Morphology;

Summary: Sparker; High-resolution continuous seismic reflection profiles: 277 km.

Contact: Lou Garrison ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-70-VI. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Garrison, Louis E., Holmes, Charles W., and Trumbull, James V. A.,1971, Geology of the insular shelf south of St. Thomas and St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 71-117, 38 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at

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