Alternate Leg ID: FAY 022
Area of Operations: Lydonia Canyon, North Atlantic outer continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: September 08, 1976 to September 10, 1976
Objectives: Attempt to locate drill pipe equipment left on the ocean floor by drill ship GLOMAR CONCEPTION (FA 76027 AMCOR project) using sidescan sonar sweeps.
Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping
Information to be derived: Sea floor map
Summary: Survey encompassed a 3 mile x 3 mile area where pipe assembly was lost at site #6013. Analysis of data aboard the vessel suggested possible targets but further analysis was necessary to confirm whether pipe had been located. Sidescan sonar: 140 km.
USGS Project Number: AMCP
Contact: Dick Sylwester ()