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Summary Information for Field Activity 1980-027-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank and Baltimore Canyon OCS lease areas, Wilmington Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 24, 1980 to October 16, 1980

Chief scientist: Jim Booth

Objectives: Collect piston and gravity cores for environmental and hazards analyses of the Georges Bank and Baltimore Canyon slope and rise areas.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary: This cruise report included two legs: Georges Bank, departing Narragansett, RI on 09/24/1980 and returning to Woods Hole, MA, and Baltimore Canyon, departing Woods Hole, MA on 10/02/1980 and returning to Narragansett, RI. Gravity cores: 26; Piston cores: 28.

Contact: Jim Booth (

InfoBank: uses the identifier E-56-80-NA. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

McGregor, Bonnie A.,1982, 3.5-kHz data collected in the Wilmington Canyon area during 1980, ENDEAVOR Cruise 80-EN-056: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-498, 5 p.. (Available as a PDF version)

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Chief Scientist's cruise report.



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