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Summary for Field Activity Number 1975-027-FA

Alternate Leg ID: USGS Borehole No. 6001

Area of Operations: Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, United States, North America

Dates: November 09, 1975 to February 01, 1976

Objectives: Drill a continuous core well near the geographic center of Nantucket Island to assess the total thickness of freshwater in sediments and obtain new stratigraphic information near the shoreward margin of the Georges Bank basin.

Type of Activity: Well 6001

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

Summary: Depth: 514 m. Data: cores; pore water samples; salinity values; electric logs; photos.

USGS Project Number: AMCOR

Contact: Jack Hathaway (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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