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Summary for Field Activity Number 1984-017-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 84-4

Area of Operations: Samana Bay, Puerto Plata, Manzanillo, Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic, North Atlantic

Dates: September 26, 1984 to October 15, 1984

Objectives: Identify heavy mineral deposits on the insular shelf of the Dominican Republic.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Samples and Chemical Analysis
Seismic reflection

Summary: Shipek grab samples: 40; Beach samples: 14; Piston cores: 12; Vibracores: 4.

USGS Project Number: CARIB BN

Contact: Terry Edgar ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier J-4-84-PR. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of JEAN A

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