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Summary for Field Activity Number 1979-012-FA

Alternate Leg ID: GS 7903-2, Leg 2

Area of Operations: western Gulf of Maine, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 01, 1979 to June 07, 1979

Objectives: Investigate the structure and origin of Stellwagen Bank and Stellwagen Basin, locate the offshore extensions of the Clinton-Newbury and Bloody Bluff faults, and connect known Cretaceous and Jurassic seismic stratigraphy south of the New England seamounts with that north of the seamounts.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Geophysical mapping

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: Continuous profiling with airgun, Uniboom, 3.5 kHz, gravimeter, and magnetometer: 1260 km.

USGS Project Number: EA

Contact: Diane Eskenasy ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of GILLISS, JAMES  M
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