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Summary for Field Activity Number 1986-024-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 86-Test

Area of Operations: Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 22, 1986 to October 25, 1986

Objectives: Transit from eastern Caribbean work area to western Caribbean to test new navigation equipment and run one gravity line.

Type of Activity: Navigation system testing

Information to be derived: Satellite navigation system test

Summary: Integration of the Atlantic Marine Geology navigation system with the gravity meter and the new STARFIX commercial satellite navigation system was completed during transit. Results acquired during 6 crossings of the same feature provided excellent results and indicated system was successful.

USGS Project Number: DMA GRAV

Contact: Dave Folger ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-T-86-CB. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of STARELLA
STARELLA

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