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MV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier4/80 Leg 3
Cruise period1980-07-03 — 1980-07-16
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe object of leg 3 was to continue sampling in the ares 56° - 58° N, 2° W and E to the Median line. Priority was given to the completion of the Forties Sheet. In addition to this work some sites were occupied in the Peterhead sheet. 152 sites were occupied.
Chief scientistAlexander C Skinner (Institute of Geological Sciences Marine Operations)
Coordinating bodyBritish Geological Survey
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 3 cruise report whitethorn4_80leg3.pdf — access key 'C' (6.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsMV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 3 cruise track — trk2464.html
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 152
Description: grabs