Alternate Leg ID: ASTR 75-OCT
Area of Operations: Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 17, 1975 to October 30, 1975
Objectives: Sub-bottom profiling survey of potential mineral resources in Massachusetts coastal waters prior to a coring/sampling cruise. Develop baseline data for environmental impact evaluation prior to resource exploitation.
Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Information to be derived:
Summary: A total of 125 nautical miles (231 km) of high-resolution seismic data was obtained with sub-bottom penetration of up to 80 meters.
USGS Project Number: MA CO-OP
Contact: Chuck O'Hara ()