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Summary for Field Activity Number 1987-028-FA

Alternate Leg ID: DISC 87-2

Area of Operations: inner shelf, Ocean City, Maryland, south to Virginia, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 22, 1987 to August 01, 1987

Objectives: Purpose of cruise was to continue collecting high-resolution seismic data begun in 1985. Objectives of the project are to determine sedimentary framework and Quaternary history of the Delmarva coast.

Type of Activity: Seismic profiling
Gravity coring

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: 3.5 kHz and GeoPulse data: 468.5 km; gravity cores: 7.

USGS Project Number: MD CO-OP

Contact: Jeff Williams (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-2-87-MD. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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