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MV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 4

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier4/80 Leg 4
Cruise period1980-07-17 — 1980-07-30
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesObjective of the leg was to continue CSNU sampling in the Central North Sea, to be completed in leg 5. Complete work along the propose route of the Gas Gathering Pipeline, which runs sub-paralled to the Median Line. Hoped to complete the virtually unsampled Cod and Fisher sheets as well as finishing the eastern hald of the Devil's Hole sheet. A total of 191 stations were occupied including 48 with the vibrocorer.
Chief scientistDaniel Evans (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Coordinating bodyBritish Geological Survey
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 4 cruise report whitethorn4_80leg4.pdf — access key 'C' (4.91 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsMV Whitethorn 4/80 Leg 4 cruise track — trk2464.html
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 191
Description: grabs and cores