MV Whitethorn 03/79 Leg 3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier03/79 Leg 3
Cruise period1979-06-18 — 1979-07-08
Port of departureLerwick, United Kingdom
Port of returnLiverpool, United Kingdom
ObjectivesBriefly complete the IGS regional seabed sampling of the Halibut Bank sheet before moving on to the Orkney sheet.
Chief scientistDaniel Evans (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 03/79 Leg 3 cruise report whitethorn03_79leg3.pdf (5.78 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificOrkney & Shetland
Track chartsMV Whitethorn 03/79 Leg 3 cruise track — whitethorn03_79leg3trk.pdf (0.44 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
Core - rockQuantity: number of cores = 137
Description: A number of rock cores were made throughout the cruise.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of cores = 80
Description: A number of sediment cores were made throughout the cruise.