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Summary for Field Activity Number 1980-027-FA

Alternate Leg ID: EN-056

Area of Operations: Georges Bank and Baltimore Canyon OCS lease areas, Wilmington Canyon, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 24, 1980 to October 16, 1980

Objectives: Collect piston and gravity cores for environmental and hazards analyses of the Georges Bank and Baltimore Canyon slope and rise areas.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis

Summary: This cruise report included two legs: Georges Bank, departing Narragansett, RI on 09/24/1980 and returning to Woods Hole, MA, and Baltimore Canyon, departing Woods Hole, MA on 10/02/1980 and returning to Narragansett, RI. Gravity cores: 26; Piston cores: 28.

USGS Project Number: EA

Contact: Jim Booth (

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Map of field activity boundary.

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