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Summary for Field Activity Number 1978-027-FA

Area of Operations: Jeffreys Ledge, Gulf of Maine, Cape Ann, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 11, 1978 to September 21, 1978

Objectives: Run seismic lines on and around Jeffreys Ledge to determine the origin and structure of some sediments surrounding Jeffreys Ledge and the structure and origin of the underlying sediments; observe the structure of the Presumpscot Formation flanking the western end of Jeffreys Ledge and determine if the deformation is related to a Late Wisconsin readvance of the continental ice sheet; and locate the offshore extension of the Clinton-Newbury and the Bloody Bluff faults.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived:

Summary: Minisparker data: 250 km.

USGS Project Number: MA CO-OP

Contact: Diane Eskenasy ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of ASTERIAS
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