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Summary Information for Field Activity 1981-028-FA

Area of Operations: Lydonia Canyon, Oceanographer Canyon, Georges Bank area, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 22, 1981 to July 31, 1981

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

Objectives: Map the morphology of the canyon heads and adjacent shelf, identify types and map the extent of bedforms in and around canyon heads, outline the shallow structures of the canyon heads to define recent history, and map areas of sediment erosion and accumulation.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling; Sea floor mapping;Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Morphology;

Summary: 2.5 kHz: 89 km; Uniboom: 888 km; Sidescan: 401 km.

Contact: Dave Twichell (dtwichell@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier W-2-81-NE. Visit this site for more information.

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