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Summary for Field Activity Number 1981-015-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 81-LH-1; LONGHORN-81-USGS1

Area of Operations: Florida Straits, West Florida shelf, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 27, 1981 to June 09, 1981

Objectives: Obtain seismic reflection data in the Florida Straits and the Florida Shelf; photograph the Miocene(?) ledge to confirm the existence of mineral deposits.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seismic profiling
Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Grain size analysis
Sea floor map

Summary: Sidescan: 550 km; Minisparker: 1603 km; 3.5 kHz: 608 km; Core (rotary drill): 1; Diver samples: 3; Camera stations: 3.

USGS Project Number: WFLASHLF

Contact: Chuck Holmes ()

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of LONGHORN
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