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Summary for Field Activity Number 1980-012-FA

Alternate Leg ID: AST-80-6B

Area of Operations: Cox Ledge, southern Rhode Island Sound, Martha's Vineyard, Muskeget Channel, Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 10, 1980 to June 12, 1980

Objectives: Define the acoustic stratigraphy and structure of Cox Ledge and determine the occurrence and seaward extent of large, deeply buried preglacial valleys cut into the submerged coastal plain rocks beneath this part of the inner continental shelf.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Morphology
High-resolution sub-bottom profiles

Summary: Uniboom: 226 line km of high-resolution sub-bottom profiles (122 nautical miles).

USGS Project Number: MA CO-OP

Contact: Chuck O'Hara ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of ASTERIAS
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