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Summary Information for Field Activity 1976-036-FA

Area of Operations: Cape Ann, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, Great South Channel, Georges Bank, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 12, 1976 to September 17, 1976

Chief scientist: Bob Oldale

Objectives: Study the shallow sedimentary structure south and east of southern Massachusetts and study the magnetics and gravity in these areas and in the vicinity of Great South Channel and Cape Ann.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Morphology;

Summary: Sparker: 1200 km; Airgun: 1200 km; Magnetics: 1200 km; Gravity: 1200 km.

Contact: Bob Oldale (

InfoBank: uses the identifier F-23-76-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

Eskenasy, Diane M.,1980, Single-channel seismic-reflection profiles from Massachusetts coastal waters and the western part of Georges Bank: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 80-509, 2 p.. (Available as a PDF version)

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