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Summary Information for Field Activity 1973-001-FA

Area of Operations: Atlantic continental slope, rise and margin, offshore Massachusetts, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 20, 1973 to June 15, 1973

Chief scientist: John Schlee

   Patrick Taylor - USN Oceanographic Office

Objectives: Geophysical survey.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; gravity; magnetics; bathymetry;gravity

Information to be derived: Morphology;

Summary: Collected continuous seismic profiles (Lines AB, BD, DE, EF, FG, and GH), sidescan sonar, gravity, and magnetics (deep towed magnetometer over quiet magnetic zone).

Contact: John Schlee (

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-1-73-NE. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

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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