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Summary for Field Activity Number 1979-016-FA

Alternate Leg ID: GS 7903-5

Area of Operations: Middle Atlantic Bight, Blake Escarpment, South Atlantic Continental Shelf, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 13, 1979 to August 01, 1979

Objectives: Conduct a geophysical survey from Norfolk, VA, to Charleston, SC.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: XBT: 4; Sonobuoys: 7; Magnetics; Gravity; Seismic lines: 26.

USGS Project Number: EA-RA

Contact: Bill Dillon (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of GILLISS, JAMES  M
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