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 ()