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Summary Information for Field Activity 1971-010-FA

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.

Contact: Nancy Soderberg (

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BathymetryGeochemistryGeophysicsLogsOceanographic MeasurementsPhotosSamplesSeismics


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