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Summary for Field Activity Number 1983-014-FA

Alternate Leg ID: LYNCH 702-84/II

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

Dates: November 09, 1983 to November 22, 1983

Objectives: Obtain high-resolution (700 J) sub-bottom data in the Florida Straits to complete mapping the sedimentary sequences discovered on previous cruises; and obtain sample outcrops of sequences that outcrop in the Florida Canyon.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Sea floor mapping

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

Summary: Camera was lost on the first cast due to a break in the wire on the drum. 30,000 J Sparker data: 1520 km; 3.5 kHz ORE data: 1750 km; Cores: 10 (avg. 2.5 m); Dredges: 3; Minisparker data: 1520 km.

USGS Project Number: W FL SHELF

Contact: Chuck Holmes ()

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Map of field activity boundary.

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