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MV Whitethorn 82/WH/05 Leg 4

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier82/WH/05 Leg 4
Cruise period1982-05-13 — 1982-05-26
Port of departureScrabster, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesGeology. CSU = CSU II Edinburgh

Leg 4:
This leg continued the work of Legs 2 and 3 obtaining sea bed samples and sediments cores of the area. The data will be used to prepare the reconnaissance geology maps of sea bed sediments and Quaternary deposits.
Chief scientistNigel G T Fannin (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 82/WH/05 Leg 4 cruise report whitethorn05_82leg4.pdf — access key 'C' (4.96 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificRona Sheet
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 194
Description: Grab and gravity core stations. A number of gravity cores were obtained from deeper water at the top of the continental slope in the NW part of the area
Core - rockQuantity: number of stations = 2
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 147
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 45
Description: Anchored 6M Vibrocorer sites
Geophysical measurements made at depthQuantity: number of stations = 13
Description: Echosounder used