1. The main objective was to make a long-range side scan sonar study of the morphology of the Amazon Cone, and in particular the distributory channel patterns on the middle and upper fan.
2. A secondary objective was to investigate the southernmost part of the tectonically deformed Barbados Outer Ridge using long-range side scan sonar.
John E Damuth (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory), Robert H Belderson (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
North West Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W) Caribbean Sea