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Summary for Field Activity Number 1993-001-FA

Alternate Leg ID: PR93-1

Area of Operations: insular shelf, north-central Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean Sea, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: February 01, 1993 to February 04, 1993

Objectives: Bottom sampling to: (1) determine distributions of heavy minerals near the mouth of the Rio de la Plata, Rio Cibuco, Rio Grande de Manati, and adjacent rivers; (2) relate distributions to active fluvial and insular shelf sedimentary and geochemical processes; and (3) evaluate potential nearshore gold, silver, titanium and chromium resources.

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Contact: Larry Poppe (

InfoBank: uses the identifier Z-1-93-PR. Visit this site for more information.

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