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Summary Information for Field Activity 1978-006-FA

Area of Operations: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 16, 1978 to February 25, 1978

Chief scientist: Chuck Holmes

Objectives: Map the extent and thickness of the recent aggregate in selected locations as a prelude to selecting coring locations.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map;

Summary: The data obtained was only fair to good because of the sea state. However, the data is sufficient to obtain the information needed to accomplish the mission. 2.5 kHz sub-bottom profiler: 240 km; Sidescan sonar: 160 km.

Contact: Chuck Holmes ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-1-78-VI. Visit this site for more information.

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