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Summary Information for Field Activity 1985-012-FA

Area of Operations: Atlantic Continental Slope, Middle Atlantic Bight, Lindenkohl Canyon, South Toms Canyon, New Jersey, Delaware, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 08, 1985 to May 16, 1985

Chief scientist: Jim Robb
Dave Twichell

Objectives: Observation and sampling of the upper continental slope, between Lindenkohl and South Toms Canyons, offshore New Jersey.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography; Observation;Observation

Information to be derived: Visual Observations

Summary: Sampling and visual observations conducted. 7 kHz sub-bottom profiles: 102 km; Sidescan sonar: 102 km; VHS cassette tapes: 26; Benthos-camera film: 400 ft; 70 mm film: 150 ft; Hand-held (Topcon 35 mm) camera: 3 film rolls; Digital data on 9T magnetic tapes: 3 reels; Sediment cores (12-inch corers): 10.

Contact: Jim Robb (
Dave Twichell (

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