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Moray Firth IV Aug 67 Irish Sea Survey

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Moray Firth IV (74MF)
Cruise identifierAug 67 Irish Sea Survey
Cruise period1967-08-06 — 1967-09-01
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLiverpool, United Kingdom
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesGeophysical survey to provide data on:
(a) Localities where solid rocks crop out on the sea bed or where superficial deposits are thin; test localities to be sampled by coring devices
(b) Thickness, structural and lithological variations in the superficial, unconsolidated deposits
(c) Structure in solid rock formations
Chief scientistMichael C Tully (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh), R McQuillin (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMoray Firth IV Aug 67 Irish Sea Survey cruise report moray_firth_aug67.pdf — access key 'C' (10.65 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Irish Sea between Cumbria/Lancashire and Isle of Man
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 122
Description: Shipek grab,
Core - rockQuantity: 6
Description: Rock drills.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 49
Description: Gravity cores