RRS Shackleton Shack_73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Shackleton (74SF)
Cruise identifierShack_73
Cruise period1973-11-13 — 1974-03-15
Port of departureMontevideo, Uruguay
Port of returnMontevideo, Uruguay
ObjectivesThe main aims of the cruise were DSDP sire surveys, a Falkland Island survey, Weddell Sea reconnaissance and to continue regional geophysical investigations in the Scotia Sea. An extremely full programme of gravity, magnetic and seismic studies was carried out over a wide area.
Chief scientistPeter F Barker (University of Birmingham Department of Geology with Geophysics)
ProjectMarine Geophysics Cruise-Scotia Sea
Coordinating bodyBritish Antarctic Survey (BAS)
Cruise reportRRS Shackleton Shack_73 cruise report shackleton_73.pdf (0.28 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralSouth Atlantic Ocean
SpecificSouthern Ocean
Track chartsRRS Shackleton Shack_73 cruise track — shackleton_73trk.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
Geophysical measurements made at depth
Seismic refraction
Gravity measurements
Magnetic measurements