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Summary for Field Activity Number 1982-014-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 89-A and 89-B; 82-1

Area of Operations: west Florida inner shelf, Florida outer keys, western margin of the Florida peninsula, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 24, 1982 to June 06, 1982

Objectives: Leg A: Investigate the nature and extent of the quartz sand patch and phosphate enrichment along the western margin of the Florida peninsula. Leg B: Investigate the nature and development of the southern bank that extends west of the Key West region.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Sea floor map

Summary: This cruise consisted of two legs: A (Tampa - Key West) and B (Key West - Tampa). Underway samples: 15; SCUBA samples: 20; Vibra Core: 1; Boomer profiles: 1550 km.

USGS Project Number: WFLASHLF

Contact: Chuck Holmes ()

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Map of field activity boundary.

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