USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1970-001-FA

Other ID: DSDP Leg 10; CORPUS 9

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Kendall Dickenson

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Date: 1970-02-13

Start Port/Location: Galveston, TX

End Date: 1970-04-05

End Port/Location: Miami, FL

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Loran-C, Rotary drill

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: DSDP drill holes #85-97.


Affiliate Staff:
J. Lamar Worzel - LDGO
Co-Chief Sci.; William Bryant - Texas A&M
Co-Chief Sci.

Notes: Project = Deep Sea Drilling Project, Deep Sea Drilling Project


Sigsbee Abyssal Plain, U.S. continental shelf, Sigsbee Scarp, Vera Cruz Gap, Campeche Scarp, Yucatan Shelf, Catoche Tongue, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 30 South: 24 West: -98 East: -80


photo of Glomar Challenger
Glomar Challenger



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
Loran-C --- Navigation
1970-001-FA-LN-001 ( station locations)
Rotary drill --- Geology
1970-001-FA-SC-001 ( Core descriptions)