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RRS John Murray JM2/69 Leg 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM2/69 Leg 2
Cruise period1969-03-12 — 1969-03-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureShoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo investigate the distribution of surface sediments and the solid geology of the the eastern English Channel by sampling and collecting geophysical data.
Chief scientistJ E Robinson (University College London, Department of Geology)
Cruise reportRRS John Murray JM2/69 Leg 2 cruise report john_murray2_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.35 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM2/69 Leg 2 cruise track — john_murray2_69_leg2trk.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: van Veen, sediment and benthic samples
Core - rockQuantity: number of stations = 89
Description: gravity coring, samples taken
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 89
Description: gravity coring, samples taken
Long/short range side scan sonar
Single channel seismic reflectionDescription: sparking and magnetometer work
Magnetic measurementsDescription: sparking and magnetometer work