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):

Location: 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;

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

Location Map:


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)