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Summary for Field Activity Number 1990-025-FA

Alternate Leg ID: NE-1-90

Area of Operations: nearshore region off Fort Logan and Illinois Beach State Park, North Point Marina, southern Lake Michigan, Illinois, Great Lakes, United States, North America

Dates: August 01, 1990 to August 08, 1990

Objectives: Collect in situ data on sand density, statigraphy and penetration resistance of lake floor, and photograph lake floor (SCUBA divers); conduct bathymetric survey and collect grab and gravity core samples of nearshore zone; and examine wave and sand transport effects on and around engineering structures.

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Information to be derived:

Summary: 38 lines bathymetric data; 8 in situ SCUBA diver stations; 9 grab or core stations.

USGS Project Number: GREAT LAKES

Contact: Jim Booth (

InfoBank: uses the identifier N-1A-90-LM. Visit this site for more information.

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Map of field activity boundary.

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