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Summary for Field Activity Number 1978-017-FA

Alternate Leg ID: CORPUS 58/64

Area of Operations: Pass Cavallo, Texas inner continental shelf, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 19, 1978 to June 20, 1978

Objectives: Obtain cores for description of an anomalous region of the Texas inner continental shelf.

Type of Activity: Vibracoring

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis

Summary: The Circe-Dokken vibracoring device was found to be successful in both sand and mud sediments of the Texas inner continental shelf. Stations: 4; Vibracores: 4; (7.5 cm diameter x 4.5 m average); Grab samples: 4; Log #64-original with UT?

USGS Project Number: U TX CO-OP

Contact: Ron Miller ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of LONGHORN
LONGHORN
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