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Summary for Field Activity Number 1979-034-FA

Area of Operations: Georges Bank, Hudson Canyon, Baltimore Canyon, Cape Hatteras, Blake Escarpment, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 23, 1979 to November 08, 1979

Objectives: Collect GLORIA sidescan sonar profiles and seismic reflection profiles to be used to map the morphology of the continental slope and upper rise in the four study areas.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: GLORIA data: 5543 km; 10 kHz data: 5543 km; Airgun data: 5450 km; Gravity data: 5907 km.

USGS Project Number: EA

Contact: Dave Twichell (

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
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