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Summary for Field Activity Number 1987-023-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 87-2 Leg 1

Area of Operations: Chandeleur Islands, Chandeleur Sound, Gulfport Channel, Baptiste Collette Bayou, Breton Islands, Pass a Loutre, St. Bernard Delta, Louisiana, Cat Island, Mississippi, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 15, 1987 to June 19, 1987

Objectives: High-resolution seismic survey of nearshore and inner shelf of Louisiana, Mississippi and western Alabama east of the Mississippi River delta. Major emphasis is Chandeleur Islands region, LA.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Shoreline Erosion

Summary: High-resolution seismics: 600 km.

USGS Project Number: LA CSTL

Contact: Jeff Williams (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-21-87-LA. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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