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Field Activity Details for field activity 1969-002-FA

Other ID: 939009, Phase I Leg A; K-0-69-GM

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Louis E. Garrison

Affiliate Investigator(s): Robert Fedden - NavOceano

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sonar: Single Beam, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals:


Start Port/Location: Bayonne

End Port/Location: Corpus Christi, TX

Start Date: 1969-01-22

End Date: 1969-01-28

Equipment Used: Echosounder, Seismic reflection, Loran-C

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map; Bathymetric maps; Morphology;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:


Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Shake down cruise, Leg A, Phase I.
Project = Geologic structures, Gulf of Mexico basin, Geologic structures, Gulf of Mexico basin


northern Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 28.38333 South: 23.93333 West: -96.3667 East: -81.76666


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Echosounder --- Single Beam
1969-002-FA-BA-001 ( Bathymetric Data on Infobank)
NGDC MGD77 data ( )
Loran-C --- Navigation
1969-002-FA-LN-001 ( Navigation data located at InfoBank)
Seismic reflection --- Air Gun / Water Gun
1969-002-FA-SE-001 ( Collection of paper record displays of seismic data( SPK) for lines )

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