USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1970-005-FA

Other ID: CORPUS 12

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: southern Virgin Islands platform, U.S. Virgin Islands, United States, northeast Caribbean, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Charles W. Holmes

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sampling.


Start Date: 1970-04-15

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1970-04-20

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: Grab sampler - Shipek, Visual navigation

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Bottom samples.


Affiliate Staff:

Project = Tektite II - Virgin Islands Co-op, Tektite II - Virgin Islands Co-op

Location Map:


photo of Advance II
Advance II


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler - Shipek --- Geology
Visual navigation --- Navigation