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RRS John Murray JM6/68 Leg 1

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM6/68 Leg 1
Cruise period1968-05-14 — 1968-05-20
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesObtain information about the solid geology of the sea-floor between Lyme Bay and the Straits of Dover. Achieved by: sampling with a gravity corer; continuous reflection profiling; magnetic traverses.
Chief scientistDesmond T Donovan (University College London, Department of Geology)
Cruise reportRRS John Murray JM6/68 Leg 1 cruise report john_murray3_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM6/68 Leg 1 cruise track — john_murray3_68trk.pdf (0.04 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
Core - rockDescription: several cores with gravity corer
Magnetic measurementsQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: mid-channel magnetic traverse test