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Summary for Field Activity Number 1972-005-FA

Alternate Leg ID: HUNT Cruise 3; Leg III

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, Physalis Seamount, Mytilus Seamount, Bear Seamount, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: August 20, 1972 to August 29, 1972

Objectives: The purpose of the cruise was to make detailed surveys of possible sites for shallow drilling on the outer continental shelf. The areas covered were the northern and southern edges of Georges Bank; Physalis, Mytilus and Bear Seamounts; and lines in transit to and from these areas.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: Continuous seismic profiling at areas F, G, H, I, J, and K.

USGS Project Number:

Contact: Jack Hathaway (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
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