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Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH3/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH3/79
Cruise period1979-03-02 — 1979-03-15
ObjectivesAtlantic margin sediments study.
Chief scientistDouglas Hamilton (University of Bristol Geology Department)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBay of Biscay
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 4
Description: 4 days
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Long/short range side scan sonarQuantity: track kilometres = 225