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MV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 5

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier4/80 Leg 5
Cruise period1980-07-31 — 1980-08-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesThis was the final leg of a routine survey programme to complete geological investigation of the area 56° - 58° N from the east coast of Scotland to the Median Line. Standard sampling equipment was used: vibrocorer, gravity corer and shipek grab. The majority of the work undertaken was on the Devil's Hole Sheets. A total of 155 stations were occupied.
Chief scientistJohn A Chesher (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Project80/WH/04
Coordinating bodyBritish Geological Survey
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 5 cruise report whitethorn4_80leg5.pdf — access key 'C' (5.39 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsMV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 5 cruise track — trk2464.html
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 155
Description: sample taking
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 155
Description: sample taking