Area of Operations: Red Sea, Indian Ocean
Dates: March 02, 1971 to March 29, 1971
Chief scientist: Jack Hathaway
David Ross - WHOI
Objectives: Conduct a geological and geophysical study of the Red Sea, especially the eastern margin; conduct further geological and geophysical studies of the hot brine area, including some geochemical prospecting; and determine if any other hot brine area exists.
Type of Activity: Sampling;
Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis;
Summary: Leg 3 of Cruise CHAIN 100 collected piston and gravity cores, seismic profiles, gravity data, magnetics, bathymetry, temperature measurements, and bottom photos. Hathaway will analyze cores using x-ray diffraction.
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