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Summary for Field Activity Number 1976-039-FA

Area of Operations: eastern Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 04, 1976 to October 09, 1976

Objectives: The cooperative marine program is intended to provide the Commonwealth of Massachusetts a detailed accounting and geological evaluation of the lands that lie submerged beneath its coastal waters. Principal objectives include detailed mapping of geological features, assessment of potential mineral resources, feasibility and enviromental impact studies related to offshore mining of sand and gravel, and environmental considerations relative to offshore disposal of solid waste material.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Sea floor map

Summary: Uniboom: 250 km.

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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