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Summary Information for Field Activity 1976-035-FA

Area of Operations: Lydonia Canyon, North Atlantic outer continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 08, 1976 to September 10, 1976

Chief scientist: Dick Sylwester

Objectives: Attempt to locate drill pipe equipment left on the ocean floor by drill ship GLOMAR CONCEPTION (FA 76027 AMCOR project) using sidescan sonar sweeps.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping; Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map;

Summary: Survey encompassed a 3 mile x 3 mile area where pipe assembly was lost at site #6013. Analysis of data aboard the vessel suggested possible targets but further analysis was necessary to confirm whether pipe had been located. Sidescan sonar: 140 km.

Contact: Dick Sylwester ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-22-76-NE. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Paskevich, Valerie F., and Soderberg, Nancy K.,1997, Navigation and geophysical data collected onboard the R/V FAY from 1975-1976: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-512, CD-ROM. (Also available at

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