USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1969-008-FA

Other ID: 939009 Leg 3; CORPUS 8

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): David Scholl

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Date: 1969-09-20

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1969-11-15

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Loran-A, 3.5 kHz

Information to be Derived: Bathymetric maps; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: 160 K Seismic. No cruise report. Dates unresolved; listed variously as Aug. 1969 - Sept. 20, 1969, or Sept. 23, 1969 - Nov. 15, 1969.

Location Map:


photo of Elisha Kane
Elisha Kane


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1969-008-FA-BA-001 ( Bathymetric data in Infobank)
Loran-A --- Navigation
1969-008-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data in InfoBank)
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler