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Summary for Field Activity Number 1976-042-FA

Area of Operations: Lake George, New York, United States, North America

Dates: October 16, 1976 to October 20, 1976

Objectives: This cruise was conducted on southern Lake George which is located on the southeastern side of the Adirondack dome. The dome is currently rising at the rate of 3.7 mm/yr near the center of the dome. The cruise was planned to study unconsolidated sediments for evidence of recent faulting as a result of this rapid domical uplift. It was hoped to locate these recent faults and determine the amount of movement.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: Uniboom: 110 km; 7 kHz: 110 km; 200 kHz: 110 km; Magnetics: 110 km.

USGS Project Number: NY CO-OP

Contact: Richard Wold ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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