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Summary for Field Activity Number 1987-041-FA

Alternate Leg ID: Leg 3, Leg 4

Area of Operations: North-central Gulf of Mexico, east of the Mississippi River delta and Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, Mississippi, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 30, 1987 to October 12, 1987

Objectives: Primary objective of the program was to locate and identify potential offshore sand borrow areas for beach replenishment projects. Core sites were located on the basis of previous seismic profiling data obtained from the study area. Secondary objective was the acquistion of high-resolution single-channel seismic data from shallow waters around the Chandeleur Islands.

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Information to be derived:


USGS Project Number: LA CO-OP

Contact: Jeff Williams (

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-34-87-LA. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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