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Summary for Field Activity Number 1987-026-FA

Alternate Leg ID: 87-2 Leg 3

Area of Operations: Chandeleur Islands, Curlew Island, Grand Gosier Island, Breton Sound, St. Bernard Delta, Louisiana, Petit Bois Island, Cat Island, Dog Keys Pass, Mississippi, Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 23, 1987 to June 26, 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: Jack Kindinger (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-3-87-LA. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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