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Summary Information for Field Activity 1987-035-FA

Area of Operations: Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Africa, North Atlantic

Dates: August 26, 1987 to September 20, 1987

Chief scientist: Jim Dodd

   Robert Rowland - Reston

Objectives: Collect gravity, magnetics and bathymetric data on continental shelf of Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana to a 3 nm grid with internal consistency +/-3 mgals.

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Summary: Departed Freetown 24 Aug. 87; 26 Aug.- 2 Sep., surveyed 973 nm in Liberia; 2-9 Sep., surveyed 1030 nm in Cote d'Ivoire; 9-10 Sep., Abidjan port day; 10-20 Sep., surveyed 1431 nm in Ghana. Returned Abidjan 10 Sep. 87.

Contact: Jim Dodd ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-6-87-AF. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Folger, David W., Irwin, Barry J., McCullough, James R., Rowland, Robert W., and Polloni, Christopher F.,1990, Map showing free-air gravity anomalies off the southern coast of west-central Africa; Liberia to Ghana: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2098-E, scale 1:1,500,000. (Available as a PDF version)

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