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Summary for Field Activity Number 1981-012-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 81-G-8

Area of Operations: west Florida shelf, Florida escarpment, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 15, 1981 to May 20, 1981

Objectives: To sample via core and dredge targets determined by seismic information obtained during G80-6A to define the extent of phosphate deposits.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Sea floor map
Mineral deposit maps

Summary: 3.5 kHz data: 540 nm (1000 km); Rock dredges: 6; Grabs: 5; Piston cores: 3.

USGS Project Number: WFLASHLF

Contact: Chuck Holmes ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

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