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Summary for Field Activity Number 1985-007-FA

Alternate Leg ID: P-4-85

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

Dates: April 01, 1985 to April 08, 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 51, 38B, 38A-TRANS, 37, 37A-TRANS, 36-EAST, 36A-TRANS, 35B, 24-EAST, 550-TRANS, 55A-TRANS, 56, 758, 16W, 16WB, 14W, 14WA, 49, 49A-TRANS, 17, TOTO 1, TOTO 2, 69, and 70.

USGS Project Number: CARIB BN

Contact: Gail Kineke ()

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

InfoBank: uses the identifier P-4-85-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
0185038,38A,37,37A,* 00404:45 04/02/198503:25 04/08/1985 AIR- 4 SEC SWP*36A,35FILL,34EAST,550,55A,56,758,16W,16WB,14W,14WA,49,49A,17,TOTOTRANS 1,2
0185651,38,38A,37,* 00617:00 04/01/198503:25 04/08/1985 AIR- 6 SEC SWP*37A,36EAST,36A,35,34EAST,550,55A,56,758,(16W,WB),(14W,WA),(49,49A),17,TOTOTR
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