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Summary for Field Activity Number 1984-015-FA

Alternate Leg ID: L9-84-CP

Area of Operations: Marshall Islands to Hawaii, Horizon Guyot, Mid-Pacific Mountains, United States, North Pacific

Dates: July 28, 1984 to August 16, 1984

Objectives: Study the distribution and composition of ferromanganese-oxide crusts in the Marshall Islands area and retrieve a current meter/sediment trap mooring deployed on Horizon Guyot, Mid-Pacific Mountains, in October 1983 on the USGS L5-83-HW cruise (FA 83012).

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work
Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map
Samples and Chemical Analysis

Summary: Seismic data (12 kHz and 3.5 kHz): 5410 km; Airgun (80 cu in and 148 cu in): 730 km; Dredge hauls: 13; Box cores: 2; Gravity cores: 8; Recovered current meter from Horizon Guyot.

USGS Project Number: METALLOG

Contact: Bill Schwab (

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-9-84-CP. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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photo of LEE,  SAMUEL P

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