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Summary for Field Activity Number 1978-037-FA

Alternate Leg ID: NE-1-78

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

Dates: November 26, 1978 to December 08, 1978

Objectives: Obtain piston cores and grab samples to correlate lithology with acoustic stratigraphy determined in the 1976 Lake George cruise (FA 76042 SEABISKIT); sidescan locations for orientations of gassy sediments, faults, channels, bedrock ridges, etc. seen in acoustic records; shakedown NEECHO to test, evaluate platform and equipment, and consider modifications; collect 1.5, 3.5 and 7 kHz and sidescan data in areas surveyed by FA 76042 cruise; and test OBIP in a quiet water environment.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: Sidescan sonar: 14.4 km; Airgun - 5 in.: 25.4 km; Airgun - 40 in.: 11.8 km; 7 kHz: 130 km; Piston cores: 14; Van Veen grabs: 5.

USGS Project Number: CE&LS

Contact: Deborah Hutchinson (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of NEECHO
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