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Summary Information for Field Activity 1988-007-FA

Area of Operations: Wilkinson-Murray Basin, Gulf of Maine, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 30, 1988 to July 06, 1988

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

Objectives: Determine the Quaternary stratigraphy, and map and assess the mineral content of fine-grained sediment deposits in Wilkinson-Murray Basin. Conduct seismic and bathymetric surveys, and collect piston cores and grab samples.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Seismic profiling;

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis;Morphology;

Summary: 3.5 kHz: 180 km; Huntec sub-bottom: 526 km; Gravity cores: 17; Piston cores: 17; Van Veen grabs: 2.

Contact: Page Valentine (pvalentine@usgs.gov)

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