Moray Firth IV Oct68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Moray Firth IV (74MF)
Cruise identifierOct68
Cruise period1968-10-30 — 1968-11-24
Port of departureHull, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo investigate the geological structure and geological history of the Eastern English Channel by geological and geophysical methods.
Chief scientistAndrew J Smith (University College London, Department of Geology)
Cruise reportMoray Firth IV Oct68 cruise report moray_firth_oct68.pdf (3.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 56
Description: Shipek grab.
Core - rockQuantity: number of stations = 32
Description: Free fall corer used to collect rock samples.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 16
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: Bath side-scan sonar.
Single channel seismic reflectionDescription: Sparker survey
Magnetic measurementsDescription: Magnetometer sampling.