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Summary for Field Activity Number 1975-024-FA

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 ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of ASTERIAS
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