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Summary Information for Field Activity 1979-012-FA

Area of Operations: western Gulf of Maine, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 01, 1979 to June 07, 1979

Chief scientist: Bob Oldale

Objectives: Investigate the structure and origin of Stellwagen Bank and Stellwagen Basin, locate the offshore extensions of the Clinton-Newbury and Bloody Bluff faults, and connect known Cretaceous and Jurassic seismic stratigraphy south of the New England seamounts with that north of the seamounts.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Geophysical mapping;Geophysical mapping

Information to be derived: Morphology;

Summary: Continuous profiling with airgun, Uniboom, 3.5 kHz, gravimeter, and magnetometer: 1260 km.

Contact: Diane Eskenasy ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier G-2-79-NE. Visit this site for more information.

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photo of GILLISS, JAMES  M
GILLISS, JAMES M

Publications resulting from these data

Oldale, Robert N., and Edwards, Gerald B.,1990, Cores from marine geologic features in the western Gulf of Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2147, 2 sheets. (Available as a PDF version)

Oldale, Robert N., and Bick, Jennifer,1987, Maps and seismic profiles showing geology of the inner continental shelf, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1923, 4 sheets. (Available as a PDF version)

Oldale, Robert N., and Wommack, Lynne E.,1987, Maps and seismic profiles showing geology of the inner continental shelf, Cape Ann, Massachusetts to New Hampshire: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1892, 2 sheets, scale 1:125,000. (Available as a PDF version)


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