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Cruise inventory

British Enterprise IV 84:BE:0B Leg3

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameBritish Enterprise IV
Cruise identifier84:BE:0B Leg3
Port of departureKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBGS charter - Routine sampling

The main objective of the cruise was to continue the routine sampling of the surface sediments and Quaternary of the Little Minch/Great Glen, Sutherland and Sula Sgeir 1:250 000 map sheets. The previous leg had seen the development of the equipment and operating systems on British Enterprise Four and had started routine sampling of the aforementioned areas. With the season being later than usual, the aim was to carry out as much work as possible in the northwest before the onset of the autumn and winter weather.
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificLittle Minch/Great Glen, Continental Shelf and Slope off NE Scotland
Track chartsBritish Enterprise IV 84:BE:0B Leg3 cruise track — trk3021.html