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Field Activity Details for field activity 1969-007-FA

Other ID: DPHN 69-18

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John S. Schlee

Affiliate Investigator(s): Charles Hollister

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Seismics: Sub Bottom Profiler

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1969-07-19

End Date: 1969-07-28

Equipment Used: 3.5 kHz, Grab sampler - Van Veen , Corer - gravity, Dredge, Dietz-Lafond snapper, 35 mm camera, 70-mm camera, Raytheon radar, Loran-A

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Grab samples: 82; Cores: 4; Water samples: 6; Photos (35 mm): 245; Photos (70 mm): 93.

Staff: David W. Folger, John S. Schlee

Affiliate Staff:
Charles Hollister

Notes: Project = Continental Margin Program, Continental Margin Program


Cape Ann, Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 43 South: 42.5 West: -71 East: -70




Buczkowski, B.J., and Kelsey, S.A., 2007, Archival policies and collections database for the Woods Hole Science Center's marine sediment samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1187, CD-ROM, URL:

Tucholke, B.E., Oldale, R. N., and Hollister, C. D., 1972, Map showing echo-sounding survey (3.5 kHz) of Massachusetts and Cape Cod Bays, western Gulf of Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Map I-716, 1 sheet.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Dietz-Lafond snapper --- Biology
1969-007-FA-SC-003 ( Grab, Dredge, and unknown samples)
70-mm camera --- Photo
35 mm camera --- Photo
Corer - gravity --- Geology
Dredge --- Biology
1969-007-FA-SC-001 ( Grab, Dredge, and unknown samples)
Sample description on NGDC ( )
Grab sampler - Van Veen --- Geology
1969-007-FA-SC-002 ( Grab, Dredge, and unknown samples)
Loran-A --- Navigation
1969-007-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation trackline plot for field activity 69007)
Raytheon radar --- Navigation
3.5 kHz --- Sub Bottom Profiler
1969-007-FA-SE-001 ( microfilm of )

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