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Field Activity Details for field activity 1974-007-FA

Other ID: CORPUS 21/27

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Gerald L. Shideler

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collection of samples for textural analysis.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 1974-08-14

End Date: 1974-08-28

Equipment Used: Grab sampler - Shipek, Raytheon radar, Loran-A

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Grab samples: 197. No geophysics.

Staff: Michael Dorsey, Ronald J. Miller, Gerald L. Shideler

Affiliate Staff:



Mustang Island, Texas, South Texas Inner Continental Shelf, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 28.22051819 South: 26.55385152 West: -97.5826 East: -95.91595968


photo of Longhorn


Shideler, G.L., and Berryhill, Henry L., Jr., 1977, Maps showing sea-floor sediment texture on the south Texas inner continental shelf, Corpus Christi Bay to Baffin Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 901, 1 sheet.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler - Shipek --- Geology
Loran-A --- Navigation
Raytheon radar --- Navigation

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