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Summary Information for Field Activity 1972-004-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 04, 1972 to August 14, 1972

Chief scientist: Jim Robb

Objectives: Cruise was the second part of the search for drilling sites along the north flank of Georges Bank.

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Summary: Gravity over Georges Bank area was successfully measured at 109 stations. Those data and an interpretation are reported in Hendricks and Robb, 1973.

Contact: Jim Robb (

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-2-72-GK. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Hendricks, John D., and Robb, James M.,1973, Gravity measurements in the vicinity of Georges Bank: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 84, no. 12: p. 3911-3916. (Also available at<3911:GMITVO>2.0.CO;2)

Oldale, R.N., Hathaway, J.C., Dillon, W.P., Hendricks, J.D., and Robb, J.M.,1974, Geophysical observations on northern part of Georges Bank and adjacent basins of Gulf of Maine: The American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 58, no. 12: p. 2411-2427

Schlee, J., Mattick, R. E., Taylor, D. J., Girard, O. W., Grow, J., Rhodehamel, E. C., Perry, W. J., Jr., Bayer, K. C., Furbush, M., Clifford, C. P., and Lees, J. A.,1975, Sediments, structural framework, petroleum potential, environmental conditions, and operational considerations of the United States North Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-353, 179 p.. (Available as a PDF version)

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