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HMS Endurance End_723

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)HMS Endurance (74ED)
Cruise identifierEnd_723
Cruise period1972-12-13 — 1973-03-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMar del Plata, Argentina
Port of returnUshuaia, Argentina
PurposeResearch
Objectives3,400 nmi of gravity and magnetics data were collected over the Falkland Islands Shelf and Burdwood Bank. Magnetic profiles were acquired on passages to South Georgia and across the Drake Passage
Chief scientistP Simpson (University of Birmingham Department of Geology with Geophysics)
ProjectMarine Geophysics Cruise-Scotia Sea
Cruise reportHMS Endurance End_723 cruise report endurance_723.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouthern Ocean
Track chartsHMS Endurance End_723 cruise track — endurance_723track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Seismic refractionDescription: Seismic profiling and refraction took place during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Gravity measurementsDescription: A number of gravity and magnetometer measurements were made throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Magnetic measurementsDescription: A number of gravity and magnetometer measurements were made throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.