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Summary for Field Activity Number 1981-035-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 81-G-14, Leg 2

Area of Operations: Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, Cape Hatteras, Cape Lookout, North Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 26, 1981 to October 02, 1981

Objectives: Obtain a near-shore high-resolution seismic reflection profile in order to both correlate reflections with onshore wells and aid in the interperetation of data obtained in 1979 and 1980 north and south of Cape Hatteras. Obtain a seismic and magnetic profile over the strong circular magnetic anomaly off Norfolk, VA.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Magnetic profiling

Information to be derived: High-resolution reflection data
Magnetic data

Summary: 3.5 kHz, multichannel high-resolution reflection, single-channel high-resolution reflection, and magnetometer data collected.

USGS Project Number: EA

Contact: Pete Popenoe (

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Map of field activity boundary.

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