Alternate Leg ID: 79-1
Area of Operations: Luquillo, Cayo Icacos, Humacao, Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: October 30, 1978 to November 04, 1978
Objectives: Detail surface sampling of potential sand deposit northeast of Luquillo; collect two surface sediment and bathymetry profiles north of Cayo Icacos to control mapping of Luquillo area; and conduct initial surface sampling of Humacao-Vieques area before planned EASTWARD cruise (FA 80004).
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Sea floor map
Summary: Samples: 109 total (Sand area: 24, LPR233-256; Icacos area: 14, LPR257-270; and Humaco-Vieques area: 71, VPR079-149).
USGS Project Number: PR CO-OP
Contact: Kurt Grove ()
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