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Summary for Field Activity Number 1976-035-FA

Alternate Leg ID: FAY 022

Area of Operations: Lydonia Canyon, North Atlantic outer continental shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 08, 1976 to September 10, 1976

Objectives: Attempt to locate drill pipe equipment left on the ocean floor by drill ship GLOMAR CONCEPTION (FA 76027 AMCOR project) using sidescan sonar sweeps.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea floor map

Summary: Survey encompassed a 3 mile x 3 mile area where pipe assembly was lost at site #6013. Analysis of data aboard the vessel suggested possible targets but further analysis was necessary to confirm whether pipe had been located. Sidescan sonar: 140 km.

USGS Project Number: AMCP

Contact: Dick Sylwester ()

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Map of field activity boundary.

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