Cruise inventory

MV Briarthorn 4/74_4

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Briarthorn (74B6)
Cruise identifier4/74_4
Cruise period1974-09-21 — 1974-10-03
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives74/4 Leg 4
The major objective of this leg was to complete the gravity coverage in the area west of the Orkneys. On completion of the gravity coverage it was planned to continue regional survey work to the west and south or in the Minch depending upon time available and weather conditions.
Chief scientistRobin A Floyd (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Briarthorn 4/74_4 cruise report briarthorn4_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.40 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Geology and geophysics 
Gravity measurementsQuantity: track kilometres = 4759.64