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Summary for Field Activity Number 1985-004-FA

Alternate Leg ID: P-2-85

Area of Operations: U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 28, 1985 to Mar 11, 1985

Objectives: Collect high-resolution single-channel seismic reflection data near Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This endeavor was secondary to the collection of gravity data by the USGS-Menlo Park personnel for the Defense Mapping Agency (DMA). This report covers the seismic reflection aspects of the cruise.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Gravity data collection

Information to be derived: Seismic reflection data
Gravity data collection

Summary: Seismic reflection data gathered: Lines 22, 19, 2, 1, 18, 48, 722, 4748A, 47, 722C, 24, 54A, 41, 40-TRANS, 40, 39-TRANS, 39, 38A, 15A, 26-EAST, 14A, 15-WEST, 14B, and 15B.

USGS Project Number: CARIB BN

Contact: Terry Edgar ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier P-2-85-CB. Visit this site for more information.

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Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of POWELL, JW

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Paper seismic/sidescan bottom profiles:

Inventory #LinesFolderStart TimeEnd TimeProfile TypeRemarks
01841722A,B,C 00108:40 03/04/198518:30 03/04/1985 UNI-
01841722 00121:37 03/03/198522:29 03/03/1985 UNI-
0184224,54 00218:36 03/04/198503:20 03/05/1985 UNI-
0184354,30 00306:15 03/05/198510:45 03/18/1985 UNI- *85CB
0184714,15W,15FILL-* 00118:00 03/09/198513:00 03/18/1985 AIR- 4 SEC SWP*85CB,WEST,35,35A,32,32A,33,33A,34,34A,30,52
0185122,19,02,01,18* 00101:40 03/01/198516:07 03/05/1985 AIR- 6 SEC SWP*48,722,47-48A,47,722C,24,54
0185241,56,40,39,38* 00216:07 03/05/198508:30 03/11/1985 AIR- 6 SEC SWP*15,15R,36EAST,14,15WEST,14,15FILLWEST
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