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Summary for Field Activity Number 1967-001-FA

Alternate Leg ID: ASP

Area of Operations: Blake Plateau, Blake Nose, Blake Escarpment, Cape Hatteras, Baltimore Canyon Trough, Norfolk Canyon, Washington Canyon, Veatch Canyon, Georges Bank Basin, U.S. Atlantic Continental Slope, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: January 01, 1967 to December 31, 1967

Objectives: Oil consortium (Exxon, Chevron, Gulf, Mobil) to conduct additional deep stratigraphic coring on the U.S. Atlantic slope complementing previous offshore deep exploration (FA 65001) to obtain cores from 13 Holes on the shelf, slope, and canyons of the middle Atlantic region.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Grain size analysis

Summary: Wells: 13 (ASPs 3, 5, 7, 10, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 22, and 23; ASPs 8 and 13 not sampled by USGS).

USGS Project Number: ASP

Contact: Wylie Poag (

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Map of field activity boundary.

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